In recent discussions about naturalism and evolution, I find this short post to be so true: The Christian theist is often accused of arguing for the “God of the Gaps” when invoking God as an explanation. It’s important to understand that this is actually a complete misrepresentation of what the theist should be arguing. Theists…Details
The Asch Conformity Experiments showed our tendency to avoid upsetting the apple cart by having opinions of our own that are distinct from those around us. Scientists speculate this type of conformity is developed when students are young, and when peer pressure is exerted on kids without any interference, it will have serious implications in…Details
Your lecture of the week this week is about Kurt Gödel, the greatest mathematician ever to have lived. In three parts, the following is an examination of some of his most incredible findings. If you are interested in logic or how human beings think, don’t miss it. If you need a followup implicating philosophy, we…Details
It seems big stories are breaking much more commonly in recent weeks…
- The NSA has been pretending to be Facebook to plant malware and viruses on computers. (Related: the head of the NSA wants to cut back. Doubt it.)
- Obama signs an executive order that has loopholes a’plenty which could provide the government with grounds to seize your assets if you protest a war in Ukraine.
- The ACA has been such a disaster that the individual mandate will be delayed another 2 years.