Why you should consider donating to the Singularity Institute (I did!)

I’ve been on the fence for awhile about whether the Singularity Institute is worth donating to. I alluded to my uncertainty in my post on Kony 2012. I finally made my first donation just now. Two things pushed me over the edge. [Read more...]

Kalam II: Philosophical arguments for the beginning of the universe

Now I’ll deal with Craig’s philosophical arguments for the claim the universe had a beginning. The first argument goes like this (Reasonable Faith pp. 116-120): [Read more...]

A note on my sources for Craig’s arguments

In writing my post series on Craig’s arguments, my main source for them is his book Reasonable Faith. My main reason for picking this book is it’s the only source I know of that has all of Craig’s arguments in one place. It’s also the book which I suspect people are most likely to have. If you [Read More...]

Kalam I: Why the Big Bang isn’t evidence of God

Craig’s second argument in Reasonable Faith, is probably the one he’s most famous for, the Kalam cosmological argument. He begins by arguing: [Read more...]

The Leibnizian cosmological argument (as told by William Lane Craig)

Here is the first argument Craig gives in Reasonable Faith, which he calls the “Leibnizian cosmological argument” (pp. 106-111): [Read more...]

Next up: Everything I have to say about William Lane Craig

William Lane Craig is professional philosopher who’s known for his arguments for the existence of God… and also a charlatan who’s made excuses for genocide and is in the habit of telling lies about people who disagree with him. [Read more...]

Are you a postcast listener? Give me input on creating mine

Hey everybody, I’m planning soon-ish to start doing a podcast series based around me interviewing, well, whoever is both (a) someone I think would be interesting and (b) will agree to be interviewed. But I’m not a huge listener of podcasts, so I want people who are to give me input on how to do [Read More...]

Arguments for the existence of God: put up or shut up

Over the last two weeks, I’ve been doing a series of posts on arguments for the existence of God. I was thinking the next post would be on Bayesian arguments for the existence of God, but I’ve already done that post. While I may want to tweak it at some point, the current version is [Read More...]

God gave me a gift? Bullshit

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