Adventures of the Super Agnostic:The Experience Machine: Star Trek vs. The Matrix

Morpheus

(Hey! It's Chris Bowsman here with another piece on Agnosticism with my favorite geek flavors. The Matrix and Star Trek.) Adventures of the Super Agnostic: The Experience Machine: Star Trek vs. The Matrix “What is real? How do you define real? If you're talking about what you can feel, what you can smell, what you can taste and see, then real is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain.”- Morpheus, The MatrixAs a sci-fi guy and neophyte Agnostic, sometimes people ask me abo … [Read more...]

Adventures of the Super Agnostic pt. 2: The Kobayashi Maru And My Beliefs

Adventures of the Super Agnostic pt. 2: The Kobayashi Maru And My Beliefs (By Chris Bowsman. Continued from pt.1.) “I don’t believe in the no-win scenario.” - Captain Kirk, on The Kobayashi Maru In matters of Science, I’m in favor of Science. But, religious aims are not those of Science. To me, Religion aims to explain the truth in ways that are anthropocentric and artistic in nature whereas Science must not and cannot be anthropocentric; though I think scientists can be artists. Carl Sagan w … [Read more...]


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