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Tag Archive: logic

Sep 06 2011

Do Be a Dick (sometimes): Emotions and Skeptics

We need to be thinking about how to use emotion, we need to recognize that we’re using it whether we intend to or not, and we need to recognize that there are different tactics and, most importantly, room for people who have different tactics.

Feb 28 2011

Emotions Are Not The Enemy

When I was an adolescent, I really wanted to be Mr. Spock. I thought that being hyper-logical and unemotional would be far better than being hyper-logical and hyper-emotional. I think there is a particular kind of self-loathing that kids develop when they’re far more intellectually developed than they are emotionally developed, like I was, and …

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Feb 26 2011

I don’t understand religion part 923

How can a person hold these two thoughts in their head? 1. The universe is too complex to simply exist, it must have been created 2. God, something so complex it can create and control universes, doesn’t require a creator It seems to me that you can have two viewpoints that are internally consistent.  You …

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