Of Gods and Unicorns: there must be a mistake with the ontological argument

Argument A: The Ontological Argument for the Existence of God (1) God is a being greater than which none can be conceived (or the Greatest Conceivable Being). (2) The Greatest Conceivable Being does exist in the mind. (3) If the Greatest Conceivable Being were to exist in only the mind, we could conceive of a… Continue reading Of Gods and Unicorns: there must be a mistake with the ontological argument

Etch-a-Sketch mythology

I found an old blog post in Google's cache. It's even one that I liked, so I'm re-posting it. In it, "today" refers to some time a few years ago when I pulled an old etch-a-sketch apart. Until today I did not know how an etch-a-sketch worked. That simple fact gives me the authority, I’m… Continue reading Etch-a-Sketch mythology