Abstract I have recently discussed whether omnipotence and omniscience are incompatible i.e. a being cannot have both properties at the same time. Much of the discussion was centered around an argument I invented some time ago. But before we look at the argument, we need to clarify what it meant by the concepts used. The […]

Solving the pink and invisible problem Normally most people that know of the Invisible Pink Unicorn (henceforth, IPU) believe that it cannot logically exist, because pink and invisible are inconsistent, but I think that I found a solution. The problem lies in the definition of ‘invisible’. Normally, one would probably define it as “that which […]

Intro Most of us already know what theism is, but I will repeat it here for clarity. Theism is a set of beliefs in a supreme being that created the world, is active p.t. and has some interest in humans. This is usually contrasted with deism, which is a set of beliefs that a supreme […]

Imagine that John complains to Peter that he did not sleep well last night. He then says that he will attempt to sleep weller the next time. This sentence fails. Imagine that John complains to Peter that he did not sleep good last night. He then says that he will attempt to sleep gooder the […]

The prima facie principle is a principle that deals with justified belief in cases where opposing evidence is absent. The principle can be stated as this: P. If one has prima facie evidence for P and lacks evidence for not-P at time t, then one is justified in believing P at time t. Prima facie […]

Also brought on IIDB.org here. ——————————– This article will focus on an evidentialist approach to knowledge. An evidentialist states the individually necessary and jointly sufficient conditions for knowledge as: 1. S believes P. 2. P is true. 3. S’s belief that P is justified. However, this view was proven to be inadequate because that there […]

I want to add my comments to the argument from movement, as a “rationally compelling argument for the existence of God” as worded by punkforchrist (henceforth pfc). It might as well be called a rebuttal. Pfc presents the first part of his case here, as a part of formal debate on IIDB.org between him and […]

Malintent: 78% of all statistics are completely made up. Wyz_sub10: …but only 31% of all people know that. Smullyan-esque: And 10 out of 9 people just can’t understand statistics at all. Deleet: Priceless! Kilde

Dette er diskussionsafsnittet skrevet til engelsk opgave omhandlende et nyt GPS-system. The assignment is: “Discuss what you see as the most important aspects of the GPS technology. Give your arguments. (min. 300 words) Immediately when I was reading the article, I noted a couple of problems, which I will elaborate: Technology optimism versus technology pessimism […]