Talk to Me For Free About Philosophy of Love, Philosophy and Suicide, or Nietzsche

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Starting this month (February 2015) in addition to my regularly running interactive online video classes, I’m inviting everyone who would like to attend to join open discussions of philosophical topics that I will be leading. These discussions will be free to first time participants and be geared as an ideal way to get the experience [Read More...]

Barrier Breaker

In December I invited Peter Mosley on board at Camels With Hammers as a regular guest blogger after long enjoying and wanting to amplify his voice, having followed him on Facebook and his blog Barrier Breaker for many months. Now I’m delighted to announce that he has moved Barrier Breaker to Patheos’s Atheism channel and [Read More...]

A Cosmological Argument for an (Atheistic) First Cause

Metaphysician, former Camels With Hammers guest contributor, and personal mentor to me, Eric Steinhart makes an easy to follow video with an argument for the existence of a first cause within a non-theistic, naturalistic framework: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Skepticism of Claims in Lars Andersen’s Trick Archery Video

Archer, skeptic, and friend of Camels With Hammers Anna Maltese has made a terrific video responding to the outsized claims of a popular trick shooting video about Lars Andersen’s skills that I put on the blog recently: Below is the video being criticized, again, in case you haven’t seen it and want to see it [Read More...]

What Stephen Fry Would Say To The Christian God If He Existed…

Stephen Fry pulls no punches in this video. [Read more...]

Just Why Is The Abyss Gazing At You?

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Nietzsche in Beyond Good and Evil section 146 writes, “Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.” Now Zach Wiener at Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal gives us more never known before information: Click either comic panel [Read More...]

A Short Dialogue on Pushy Proselytizers

Robin: “You can’t blame people for being ‘pushy’ and trying to save your soul. It’s like complaining about someone trying to push you out of the way of a speeding bus. You wouldn’t complain that they were ‘pushy’ THEN would you?” Jamie: “For the analogy to work, this would have to be an invisible bus that [Read More...]

A Directory of Philosophers From Underrepresented Groups

The American Philosophical Association recently publicized the existence of a directory of philosophers from underrepresented groups. Below is explanation of the project from the directory’s main page, as it presently stands: The UPDirectory publicizes information about philosophers who are members of traditionally underrepresented groups in philosophy. The purpose of the directory is to provide an easy-to-use resource for anyone [Read More...]

Replace “Godparents” With “Guideparents”

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Two years ago, I passed on to you readers an atheist friend’s request for help in figuring out what to call a secular equivalent of a “godparent”. Tonight Rico commented with the suggestion I am most enthused about. We can call them “Guideparents”. I love it. I’m happy to see the British Humanist Association uses this terminology already. [Read More...]


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