The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. ~ Bertrand Russell Source.
Tammuz: “Do you think that Pyrrhonian skepticism is warranted?” Antiplastic: “I doubt it.” Source.
Intro In this very short essay I will argue that certain words cannot be defined by other words, and that certain words cannot be defined by bodylanguage. And if these two methods are the only methods for defining words, then words that cannot be defined by both methods cannot be defined at all. Then I […]
An agnostic opening post and my rebuttal. The debate can be found here. Opening post: “I was a Christian only as a young teenager. Eventually I left the faith, but since that time the issues of religion have always been of importance to me. I became increasingly interested in comparative religious studies, and in philosophy, […]
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 […]