Friday, April 12, 2024

On Medium: Why Think God is a Person?

Here's a debate between an atheist and a Christian about whether there's still any good reason to think a person created the natural universe.

Thursday, April 11, 2024

On Medium: The Fad of Wokefying Evangelical Christianity

Read on about how “reconstructed” Christianity is effectively secular humanism, and how doubting Evangelicals look for bogus reasons to avoid the results of neutral skepticism.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

On Medium: The Telltale Contrast Between Biden’s and Trump’s Speeches

Here's an article about the contrasting speech styles of Donald Trump and Joe Biden, which amounts to a battle between corporate lameness and flamboyant flimflam.

Monday, April 8, 2024

On Medium: No, Nihilists, Morality Isn’t Vacuous in Nature

Here's an article about the nihilistic challenge to morality, and how an existential perspective vindicates the humanist's values, despite the failure of religious justifications.

Friday, April 5, 2024

On Medium: Can We Justify Humanist Values?

Here's a debate between a Christian and a secular humanist on whether values can be justified on naturalistic grounds or whether the humanist too must mystify.

On Medium: Jungians Use Psychology to Fudge the Merits of Religion

Read on about Jordan Peterson's claim that atheists misunderstand religious metaphors, and how atheists can rather condemn old literary religions on aesthetic grounds.

Thursday, April 4, 2024

On Medium: Consciousness: The Nemesis of Naturalism?

Here's a debate about between a classical theist and a naturalistic atheist about whether the hard problem of explaining consciousness clinches the case for theism.

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

On Medium: Consciousness, the Crow’s Nest, and the Judo Throw of Nature

Here's an article that explains the role of qualia in alienating life to motivate the taming of the wilderness, and the spectrum of consciousness as levels of alienation.

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

On Medium: The Vindication of Autocracy in the Face of Wild Nature

Read on about luck, the liberal’s faith in civilized freedom, and how autocracies may have the last laugh as bulwarks against nature's vicissitudes. 

Thursday, March 28, 2024

On Medium: Is Naturalism Coherent or Vacuous?

Read on for a debate on whether philosophical naturalists can devise a coherent, meaningful worldview that rejects theism and supernaturalism.