On the Two Parts of Empirical Knowledge

There’s two parts to looking at the world. The looking and the world. Most fields of inquiry fix their way of looking and go out in search of the world. Philosophy (at least some of it) instead turns to the way we’re looking at it. Take for example the role of acetylcholine in the brain. If you ask “Why is that ACh there?” the organic … Continue reading On the Two Parts of Empirical Knowledge

Argue more effectively for climate change

There was an image circulating listing the current natural disasters and then saying climate change is evident. I don’t deny climate change, but that’s a really poorly-made point. Change implies things used to be one way and are now another way. Moreover, to my knowledge, California gets wildfires and the east coast gets hurricanes. So pointing out those things are happening is not indicative of … Continue reading Argue more effectively for climate change

Response to Evidence for God from Science Part 1: General Introduction

When I used to be a Christian, I enjoyed the articles on godandscience.org. The arguments were written in a compelling style and appealed to a modern sense of reason. At the time, I thought the arguments were sound. After all, the author of them, Richard Deem, is himself a scientist. In this series, I seek to refute the arguments he makes. I will be focusing … Continue reading Response to Evidence for God from Science Part 1: General Introduction