Values and Evidence

In the last post I discussed a spectrum of genres of existence. They went from a physical reality to a conceptual reality unbounded by sense data. I finished talking about the need for evidence when one is talking about the physical reality and existence, and so the appropriate follow up, so far as I see,… Continue reading Values and Evidence

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The Inhumanity of Religious Morality

Before your religion was conceived of, before anyone believed in your God, what do you think people were doing? Do you think rape and infanticide and pillaging and murder were considered permissible and everyone brought down their full force of aggression to get their way? That every teenage compulsion immediately resulted in rape, and every… Continue reading The Inhumanity of Religious Morality

A “Safe Space” for Everything but Intellectual Freedom: free speech, the regressive left and the cry baby privilege-knights

The acid test for whether you support free speech is whether you still support it when someone is tipping over your sacred cow. This, if anything, is the point. If you don’t support free speech in contradiction to you, you don’t support free speech. It is exactly that simple. And using this exact test is… Continue reading A “Safe Space” for Everything but Intellectual Freedom: free speech, the regressive left and the cry baby privilege-knights