Further Thoughts On Dictionary Atheism

In my last post I presented a silly little comic based on “dictionary atheism”, a term coined by PZ Myers to refer to a brand of atheism that rejects the idea that disbelief in gods has any inescapable positive implications. A dictionary atheist, in other words, fits the dictionary definition … Continue reading

The Dangers of Dualism

As a person who requires evidence to be convinced about the reality of things, I reject dualism: the position that mental phenomena are, in some respects,non-physical, or that the mind and body are not identical. Thus, it encompasses a set of views about the relationship between mind and matter, and is contrasted with other positions, such as physicalism, in the mind–body … Continue reading

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