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The unsolvable tension: faith, science, or faith in evidence?

A couple of weeks ago, a puzzling piece appeared on The Conversation: the title “Restoring science’s place in society will help us resolve the big debates” naturally caught my eye, and I started reading it expecting to find some hints

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More Rigorous Ethics: a look at normative societies

This is another post inspired by the remarkable work of Hiba Krisht, “an ex-Muslim, an apostate, an atheist, an escapee from the Middle East” and gifted writer. She talks about the first-hand horrors she experienced, and although her main focus

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Posted in Ethics, New Atheism, Politics, Religion

So after all, I do know something! (Just another story – Part 3)

This is the last post in a series that tires to give a decent account of scientific epistemology (see also Part 1 and Part 2). I say decent, because the mainstream scientific epistemologies that I have encountered so far seem

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Posted in New Atheism, Philosophy, Premises, Science

A response to Marwa, on Dawkins tweets

This post is a direct response to the most thoughtful reaction I’ve read on the much debated Dawkins Tweets about Islam (and Nobel prizes). It is a difficult post to write, on so many levels, but want to reply for

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