Daily Hilarity: Target Women

The satire of drug commercials and religion I posted earlier put me in the mood for this classic from the ever-awesome Sarah Haskins: [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Religiousil

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: The Perils Of Lesbianity

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Philosophical Ethics: A.J. Ayer And The Emotivism Of A Positivist

In a series of posts this semester, I am going to blog all (or almost all) the lecture topics for the two Philosophical Ethics classes I am teaching this semester.  Each of these posts will primarily explicate the reading or a theme that dominated class discussion in a way that should be accessible to novices [Read More...]

Philosophical Ethics: From G.E. Moore’s Non-Naturalism To C.L. Stevenson’s Emotivism

In a series of posts this semester, I am going to blog all (or almost all) the lecture topics for the two Philosophical Ethics classes I am teaching this semester.  Each of these posts will primarily explicate the reading or a theme that dominated class discussion in a way that should be accessible to novices [Read More...]

The Signs Of Intelligent Life

Brilliant from xkcd: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

“Reason As Memetic Immune Disorder”

Phil Goetz has one of the best blog posts I’ve ever read and it deserves to be read in its entirety. Here are the main points and a couple of key points of application to whet your appetite: You may have noticed that people who convert to religion after the age of 20 or so [Read More...]

Sundaily Hilarity: Pastafarian Preaching

For once the hilarious religious people we can highlight is a group of deliberately hilarious religious people.  The Pastafarians of Purdue. BlagHag has a full account of the day, including some helpful background to the video: We go out in full pirate regalia preaching the Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster and hand out flyers [Read More...]

Philosophical Ethics: On G.E. Moore’s Notion Of Good As An Indefinable Non-Natural Property

In a series of posts this semester, I am going to blog all (or almost all) the lecture topics for the two Philosophical Ethics classes I am teaching this semester.  Each of these posts will primarily explicate the reading or a theme that dominated class discussion in a way that should be accessible to novices [Read More...]


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