INFORMATION AND THE UNIVERSE

Famous atheists and problems regarding proving deities don’t exist

Can we prove deities don’t exist? If deities existed we could empirically verify them. We could set up an experiment...

Is absence of evidence for gods evidence of absence of gods?

Inductive reasoning as the basis for believing gods exist Inductive reasoning cannot be used when there is no empirical evidence...

Why we do not need to prove the non-existence of gods to reject that we believe they do exist

You cannot prove that there is no evidence for something not existing. Can you prove there is no evidence that...

It’s no secret that human economic activity is directly linked to most of the current ecological degradation and environmental problems on earth.

Is human consumption one of the biggest pressures on the natural world? I don’t know if there is such a...

Why it’s easier to believe in God as opposed to no God, no gods, and no spiritual realm.

One thing I am sure of is that if you think there is order in the universe which was divinely...

Logical Positivism and Quine’s Objections to the Analytic-Synthetic Distinction

Logical positivism and its tenets A. J. Ayer outlined the tenets of the logical positivism philosophical movement (also referred to...

How to understand why the premise in a logical Implication can be false when the conclusion is true

How to understand why the premise in a logical Implication can be false when the conclusion is true

If you’ve studied some formal logic, you may have seen how a conclusion can be true when the premise of...

Why One Ought to Have a Wide Range of Interests and Pursue Lifelong Education and Learning

  The way that academic and educational institutions function is by categorising things, cataloging and classifying different areas of study...

Why Beliefs Such As Freud’s Doctrine of Psychosexual Development Cannot Be Considered Scientific

Beliefs are just thoughts. Many act as if beliefs are tangible, platonic, concrete, and immutable concepts. They are not. We...

Why Clarity Is Important in Philosophy

Many philosophers are very difficult to read. Not because what they write is conceptually difficult to understand (this is subjective)...