Some Preliminary Conceptual Distinctions Related To Belief And (Dis)Belief

Some Preliminary Conceptual Distinctions Related To Belief And (Dis)Belief October 7, 2009

Spootmeister, a Camels With Hammers reader whose advice on videos has led to many a great find that we have been able to feature here, has finally produced his first video on atheism and theism.  It’s an interesting video in which he tries to make several key distinctions between types of beliefs and types of atheism, and then to consider to what extent we can control what we believe.  I’m a little torn on his last point and so am particularly interested in Your Thoughts.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCNm0V6QQto&hl=en_US&fs=1&

Your Thoughts?

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