Gay Marriage Index

In August 2010, in the wake of Judge Walker's decision to strike down California's Proposition 8 in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, I ran a series of posts on gay marriage. Why Should Atheists Get Married? - Should the state only administer civil unions? And why would atheists ever value marriage anyway? Restricting Rhetoric, Mosques, and Gays - What kind of religious arguments should be allowed in public discourse? Natural Moral Theory is Bunk - Why I don't buy the Catholic logic … [Read more...]

Math and Morality Index

In August of 2010, I wrote a series of posts on the relationship between math and morality."From Dreams I Proceed to Facts" -- an introduction to my views on math and metaphysics by way of Flatland Hail to the Cylinder God -- being able to make negative definitions of God is essential As sure as I am of anything -- how does evidence for morality compare to evidence for causality, or the reality of sight Tangled Up in Blue -- a discussion of the tension between societal norms and the … [Read more...]