Bill Nye Debates Ken Ham: A Minute-by-Minute Recap

Bill Nye Debates Ken Ham: A Minute-by-Minute Recap

I notated pertinent parts of the debate found at the link above and have created a paraphrased reference guide for anyone who might be interested. I’ve provided hour/minute/second marks for the link above, though they may not translate to all versions of the video...

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On the Conflict Between Science and Religion

On the Conflict Between Science and Religion

I’d like to take some time this week to give my thoughts on why it is that science and religion seem so incompatible. While there are many out there who actively balance these two worldviews, they seem to do so in one of two ways: either they believe that the questions of science and religion do not overlap, or they believe that one ultimately trumps the other whenever conflict arises. I believe the first is ultimately untenable, leaving the second option as the more intellectually honest position to hold.

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The Moral Landscape: A [37G] Book Report

The Moral Landscape: A [37G] Book Report

This week, I will examine Sam Harris’ The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values. I will break down the book by chapter and highlight the central ideas within each, responding to any interesting claims or concepts along the way. I hope this can be useful to those out there who might be interested in literature like this but have not had the time to take a look at the texts for themselves.

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