Category Archives: Richard Dawkins

Ethics & Morality

Below is a collection of my thinking on the grounding and justification of moral truth. I am warming up for something. Divine Essentialism God wills it (right) because He is good — essentialism. 1/4/08 (Not mine. Precursor.) The Sword and the … Continue reading

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Christian Carnival

Welcome to the November 9, 2011 edition of christian carnival ii. I’d like to mention two pieces of news before you dig in to this feast. 1. Mark Deviny of Christian Apologetics Alliance has put together a new Christian apologetics … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins: The Empty Chair

Pictured below is the Empty Chair that was reserved for Dawkins to follow the eighth commandment he quoted in The God Delusion:  “Never seek to censor or cut yourself off from dissent; always respect the right of others to disagree … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins: Greatest no-show on earth?

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San Francisco Atheists interested to see Dawkins debate Craig

When asked what they thought about the prospect of an October 25th debate in Oxford between Professor Richard Dawkins and Professor William Lane Craig, the San Francisco Atheists were of the same general opinion: they are interested. An SF Atheists … Continue reading

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Dawkins, Craig and others debate: "Does the universe have a purpose?"

Matt Ridley, Michael Shermer, Richard Dawkins VS Rabbi David Wolpe, William Lane Craig, Douglas Geivett @La Ciudad de las Ideas 2010 I was wondering when Dawkins would talk about the science of morality, but he only mentioned it at the … Continue reading

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The New, New Theism

Edited the fourth option on my scale 2/17/11. THE NEW, NEW THEISM (a bit of satire)followed by three versions of Dawkins’ belief scale, the final version being mine The theism of the New, New Theism is not a belief, but a … Continue reading

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At Coffee with the Euthyphro Dilemma

Maryann, Dawkins, and Harris are at coffee…Maryann pops off with… Maryann: It is a true fact that love…treating the other as self…is the highest value. Dawkins (pre-Moral Landscape): Nature neither knows nor cares. Nature just is. Maryann: Agreed. But the … Continue reading

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God’s Essential Nature

I was asked by Peter Harrison on Richard Dawkins’ forum to explain what God is, exactly. He took issue with the fact that God is the same as His attributes. Read on… Peter: “What” is the same as “attributes”? Watch … Continue reading

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Dawkins’ "Meme" and the Living Word of God :^)

I have been reading “Consciousness Explained” by Daniel Dennet (Back Bay Books, 1991) – in it he talks a lot about Richard Dawkins’ memes. “Meme” is the title Dawkins gives to the “idea” (in his book “The Selfish Gene”) to … Continue reading

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