It would seem some greater elucidation is required to explain more specifically why the phrase “agnostic atheist” in the weak case is nonsensical (and superfluous in the strong case). I …[read more]
Month: November 2018
Why lack of belief atheism has a type of burden of proof…explained.
TRIGGER WARNING: DO NOT read this if ALL you plan to do is BITCH about the topic as people who are not understanding the argument seem to be just having …[read more]
Breaking beliefs: Can you “believe” and “not believe” at the same time?
One thing I like to do is try to break shit. I’m actually kinda good at it. As a kid I was very good at taking things apart, but not …[read more]
Not all justifications are the same…
Ernest Sosa in his paper “The Raft and the Pyramid: Coherence versus Foundations in the Theory of Knowledge” makes a distinction between a “normative and evaluative” justification and an epistemic justification by …[read more]
Metaethics, normative or applied? Why it matters…and why it doesn’t!
Do atheist and non-believers make a mistake when discussing morality to allow theist to concentrate on metaethics (what makes something ethical), moral epistemology (how do we know what is moral) …[read more]
Yes Virgina .999… really does equal 1.
I have recently been inundated by number of people who for some strange reason can not seem to accept the mathematical fact that .999… = 1. Not just an approximation, …[read more]
Example of a “married bachelor” :)
Example of a “married bachelor”: Someone from a FB group had asked me to give an example of how even the most sacred things can be challenged, even things we …[read more]
No Idea is Sacred
In preparation for being a guest speaker (Q and A) with the Atheist Community of Austin on their discord on the 13th (2 PM PDT (4 CDT)) they sent me …[read more]