or, William Lane Craig Plays with Himself and Calls the Result a Child.
Idiocy isn’t necessarily terminal. A methodoglical diagnosis and a prescription for treatment.
The anti-science movement rejects science not out of contempt, but out of fear that it will expose their biases, blind spots, and delusions.
‘Inspired’ is too anemic a word to describe this video’s affect on me.
Laying down some actual truth for Trutherator’s ‘atheists’ gods of the gaps’
Why would a thinking machine which has only ever responded to input, suddenly begin acting without any input at all? Where would a machine develop its own will?
The answer will finally explain us to ourselves.
Elementary schools are not the place to decide the issue of creationism versus evolution.
The miracle of man is not how far he has sunk but how magnificently he has risen. We are known among the stars by our poems, not our corpses.
From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it’s different. Consider again that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of […]
A 31-year-old physicist from MIT may have just explained abiogenesis. It turns out that entropy is the cause of life.
Sorry, Fundies. (Not really.)
It’s telling that many of our techno-prophets don’t entertain the possibility that artificial intelligence will naturally develop along female lines: fully capable of solving problems, but with no desire to annihilate innocents or dominate the civilization.
Doubt about evolution is merely a symptom of an underlying problem; the problem is faith itself—conviction without sufficient reason, hope mistaken for knowledge, bad ideas protected from good ones, good ideas occluded by bad ones, wishful thinking elevated to a principle of salvation, etc.
For most of our history, we have been living in a world where the majority are trapped in mass delusions. Ironically, breaking free of them may doom us all.