Atheism

The Case for Soft Core Atheism

The Case for Soft Core Atheism

I would like to summarize and comment on the May 15, 2014  New York Times interview of philosopher Philip Kitcher by the philosopher Gary Gutting on the topic of “The Case for Soft Atheism” It is closely connected with the issues in my previous post, “Modern Cosmology Versus Creation by Gods.” Here is an abridged version of the conversation. G – You “take religious doctrines to have become incredi...

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Modern Cosmology Versus Creation by Gods

Modern Cosmology Versus Creation by Gods

Traditional theism doesn’t just say "some" being created the universe, but that it was created with us in mind. The evidence of the huge structure of the cosmos, with most of it irrelevant to life, our location in that universe and the eons of time necessary for evolution belie the claim that it was created for us.

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Religion+ for Humanity+

Religion+ for Humanity+

Should we leave open the possibility that religious traditions may have something to offer to the transhumanist movement?

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