Word of the Day: Russell’s Teapot

Before the Flying Spaghetti Monster, before the Invisible Pink Unicorn, was Bertrand Russell’s orbiting teapot. This is the classic thought experiment that exercises our ability to distinguish the plausibly real from the merely unfalsifiable. [Read more…]

God is as Believable as Unicorns

How do we handle claims of unicorns and other fanciful beasts? These don’t perplex us; we know what to do with them. Similarly, we know what to do with god claims. [Read more…]