The “#No God” Twitter Trend FAIL

The de-Convert passes along the story of an amusing atheist twitter “victory”: In a classic case of irony, Christians tried to get the statement “No God, No Peace. Know God, Know Peace” to trend today on Twitter. The result of this was the phrase “No God” became the #1 trending topic. Please understand that atheists [Read More...]

Loving Wives And Loving Countries

On Bloggingheads, philosophers Simon Keller and Niko Kolodny dissect love.  If you don’t have the hour to watch the whole thing or if you are only interested in one of the subtopics they discuss, below is the set of topics.  The time listed next to each topic indicates how long that portion of video runs. [Read More...]

98th Philosophers’ Blog Carnival

Kenny Pearce has the new Philosophers’ Blog Carnival. There is a link in the upper right corner of his page that says “view with boring colors” in case you find his all green writing on all black background unpleasant. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Heads Up

See bigger, in greater detail. [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Dark Knight 60′s Batman Version

See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Discovering Ardipithecus

Meet our most recently discovered ancestor, Ardipithecus through this Discovery Channel documentary. via Atheist Media Blog Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Obama Administration Supports UN Exceptions To Free Speech Protections In Cases Of Religious Speech

Upsetting: Around the world, free speech is being sacrificed on the altar of religion. Whether defined as hate speech, discrimination or simple blasphemy, governments are declaring unlimited free speech as the enemy of freedom of religion. This growing movement has reached the United Nations, where religiously conservative countries received a boost in their campaign to [Read More...]

Philosophical Ethics: Rawls’s Maximin Principle

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...]

Photos In Honor Of World Animal Day (October 16)

See 40 more extraordinarily beautiful animal photos like this one. Photo: Reuters/Ina Fassbender. [Read more...]


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