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Atheist honesty

John Gray has provided a refreshing critique of contemporary atheism in a recent essay for The Guardian entitled What scares the new atheists. His lucid analysis has struck me mostly in two ways. 398 more words

Tough Questions

Skepticism: Faith and Authority

Most are not 100% skeptical all of time. For example, I consider myself a skeptic, but I don’t spend my time questioning whether the grass is really green or whether water is composed of H2O. 484 more words


Bubbling beneath the Surface : Sharp Dissent over Sound Nutrition Policy

‘(…) nutrition policy has been derailed over the past half-century by a mixture of personal ambition, bad science, politics and bias.’ – Nina Teicholz… 2,306 more words


Norms and the Temptations of Relativism: A Reply to Sankey, Chris Lepock

Author Information: Chris Lepock, Athabasca University, clepock@gmail.com

Lepock, Chris. “Norms and the Temptations of Relativism: A Reply to Sankey.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective… 3,153 more words

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Open mindedness

The point of having an open mind, like having an open mouth,
is to close it on something solid.

–G. K. Chesterton