Inevitable Stupidity?

We are all the lucky recipient of a brief spark of consciousness. That is what is truly sacred in this life. We’ve created all manner of other things that we claim to be sacred, or that we want to be sacred, or that we feel should be sacred. The truth is, once you peel back all the layers, everything comes from consciousness. And yet we waste it. We’ve managed to create a society based, predicated on and wholly concerned with bullshit. It’s as though we’ve all agreed to shut off our minds and let other people control everything. You look at these politicians and you hope against hope that they’ll do the right thing for everyone, but then when they don’t, how happy are you when they lose that election, or get destroyed in the press, or go to jail? It’s as if, somehow you knew they were a crook all along, but because they had gotten themselves into a position of power, you for some reason had to cut them some slack. Then when some outside force tells you this person was a crook all along, how much satisfaction do you get, even just saying to yourself “I knew it, I knew that politician was going to sell us all down the river”? Didn’t you know, don’t we all know that the system of society is what made them a crook in the first place? Read More...
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What Does Your Appendix Have in Common With Religion?

A Vestigial organ is a part of the body that used to serve a purpose but it’s no longer used or needed. So we have vestigial organs but we also have vestigial ideology. That’s what religion is. Read More...
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Apologists Debate Tricks: Mining the Process

Science is an emergent endeavour. The result of one experiment raises questions that prompt the scientist to devise a new experiment or at the very least explain the results. This process is often one that takes several years. There are often moments in the process where the experimenter is stumped. The eureka moment has not yet come. The experimenter may temporarily admit defeat, or even worse declare something as unknowable. The records of these moments are what guys like William Lane Craig and Frank Turek are looking for. Read More...
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