Category Archives: Philosophy

Posts about philosophy or philosophical ideas.

Street Epistemology: Jehovah’s Witness on Evidence

by | February 27, 2018

Was downtown for work early today and there were two Jehovah’s Witnesses on the street corner with copies of Watchtower and I couldn’t resist a quick chat for some SE practice. I’m paraphrasing this completely from memory, but immediately following our conversation. I found Elizabeth to be more honest than I expected.

Street Epistemology: Friendly Questioning of Beliefs

by | January 15, 2018

An opportunity for me to practice a conversational technique called “Street Epistemology” (SE) fell into my lap a while ago via the Canadian Atheist Facebook page when someone named Dillon asked us/me a question. SE is a non-confrontational conversational technique (not a debate) to try and get your partner to evaluate the reliability of the method… Read more »

Arguments for God’s Existence: The Ontological Argument

by | February 15, 2016

Guest post by billybob Betrand Russell once exclaimed “Great God in Boots!—the ontological argument is sound!” Not sure what he was smoking that day, but it must have been some pretty good shit. The ontological argument is an attempt to prove God by logic, and I will evaluate the version used by William Lane Craig:… Read more »