Monthly Archives: September 2010

WSJ on Climate Change

It’s disgustingly/pleasantly typical to read this article by the Wall Street Journal. It’s actually an extract from a recently released book titled The World in 2050 by Laurence C. Smith. You can understand why the publisher is (essentially) advertising in … Continue reading

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What to focus on – Marc Johns

I bought a print of this today; wonder when it will arrive…: Thanks, Marc!

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Science vs Philosophy

Michael Brooks writes over at the NewStatesman about ‘20 new ideas in science’. Although he doesn’t specifically draw attention to this, a lot of these are issues that have traditionally plagued philosophers, such as whether time exists, what consciousness is, … Continue reading

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Militant Agnosticism

It’s reassuring when someone agrees with you, especially when they do so in a somewhat-coherent way. My basic approach is that theists are fine, insofar as they admit that their beliefs rely on faith, but atheists are (often) hypocrites, insofar … Continue reading

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