Culture and Politics

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
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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
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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
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It’s no secret that human economic activity is directly linked to most of the current ecological degradation and environmental problems
Is human consumption one of the biggest pressures on the natural world? I don’t know if there is such a
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Thoughts on the article “Racism is real, race is not: a philosopher’s perspective”
  Most people still think of race as a biological category. Most people don’t know enough about science to understand
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What is necessary and what is contingent about “identity”, and what the use of thinking about these types of truths
There are few things that make “me” necessarily “me”. One thing has to be that it is necessary that I
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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
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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
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Why it Is important Trump and all of His Supporters Condemn the Charlottesville Murderer and His White Supremacist Ideology Explicitly
First off, one should be careful when politicising events such as what happened in Charlottesville and the tragic murder of
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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To Get More People to Think Differently About Climate Change, They Need to Understand How Earth’s Ecology Works
What Australians and those around the globe need to know and understand is that climate change is only a small
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Wittgenstein’s Picture Theory of Language and Criterion of Meaning
         
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Why an Autodidact Should Concern Themselves With the Study of Metaphysics
Autodidacts may come in many different shapes and forms—I believe they all, as all humans do once they are sufficiently
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Quiz: Can You Call Yourself an Autodidactic Armchair Philosopher?​
Take a similar—albeit easier—quiz from us on BuzzFeed.com!: How Much Do You Know About Some Of Philosophy’s Biggest Ideas?  
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How the Taxonomic Rank of Organisms Relates to the Sixth Mass Extinction Event
We could be at the beginning of a mass extinction event. Mass extinction events can take tens of thousand’s and
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Applied Ethics and Current Affairs
There are questions one might like to answer through the lens of an applied ethicist. These may include answering questions
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