Category: Philosophy

Simulations, Dreams, Reality, God? What’s it all about?

My friend Lance introduced a lot of topics in the comment stream under my article Debunking Myself: What A Long Strange Trip It’s Been so I moved it here to create a fresh thread. He introduced five topics which I

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Morality is Objective, like a Pair of Scales: Another Fatal Flaw in Dr. Craig’s Moral Argument for God

There is a pervasive confusion about the meaning of morality shared by believers and skeptics alike. Theists typically assert that nothing could be “really” right or wrong without an authority – a God – to define it as such. Atheists

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Why most Animals are not Philosophers: Fatal Flaws in Dr. Craig’s Moral Argument for God

A moral agent is defined as any being able to make moral judgments and be subject to them. Moral agents must possess two faculties. They must be self-aware else they could not make judgments with respect to their own actions

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On Integrity as the Highest Value

INTEGRITY: The state of being whole, undivided, perfect in composition; unity, wholeness, completeness. The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness. Integrity is the grand unifying concept of all knowledge and philosophy. It is the way,

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The Logic of Love: A Natural Theory of Morality

All you need is love, all you need is love, All you need is love, love, love is all you need. All you need is love (all together now) All you need is love (everybody) All you need is love,

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The Golden Rule and the Foundation of Objective Morality

So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. ~ Matthew 7:12 (NIV) The “Moral Argument for God” asserts that there would be no moral truths

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An Atheist Foundation for Objective Morality

Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. ~ Steven Weinberg The

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The Bible Wheel as a Cosmic Mandala of Archetypal Wholeness

“The mandala is an archetypal image whose occurrence is attested throughout the ages. It signifies the wholeness of the Self. This circular image represents the wholeness of the psychic ground or, to put it in mythic terms, the divinity incarnate

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