Tag: Philosophy

The Anthropic Principle, Dismantled

It is no secret that the Universe looks finely tuned for life. This is a problem for atheists because a finely-tuned universe seems to point to a Designing Intelligence behind the existence of the Universe. As famous physicist Fred Hoyle put it: “A common sense interpretation of the facts suggests that a super-intellect has monkeyed […]

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Why Some Atheist Philosophers are Arguing for Killing Newborn Babies

Yes you read the title of this article correctly. Atheist philosophers from Australia have argued in the prestigious British Medical Journal that mothers should have the right to kill their newborn children, whether healthy or disabled, in their article “After-Birth Abortion: Why should the Newborn Baby Live?” I’m going to try to rebut their awful, […]

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What Cornish Cows taught me about the Meaning of Life

With the recent controversy over whether Humanism should be taught in UK RE classes, this belief system is getting more attention than it’s ever done. We thought we’d help out the British Humanist Association with their policy of promoting critical thought around Humanism by publishing a series of posts examining whether Humanism makes any sense at all. This installment was written […]

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Why “Euthyphro’s Dilemma” Is Mere Claptrap: How The Qur’an Solves Atheism’s Greatest Argument

With the recent controversy over whether Humanism should be taught in UK RE classes, this belief system is getting more attention than it’s ever done. We thought we’d help out the British Humanist Association with their policy of promoting critical thought around Humanism by publishing a series of posts examining whether Humanism makes any sense at all. For this instalment, our editor asked […]

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