Way of the Mister – On Morality

Brian Keith Dalton, an ex-mormon who produces this satirical religious vlog “The Way of the Mister” (Which I believe is a parody of Ray Comfort’s web show “The Way of the Master”) has sidestepped his role as a comedy spoof artist and started getting deep into the philosophical weeds giving many food for thought. Over […]

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Vice: Truth and Lies

Vice has a wonderful longform article about the ethics of deception in magic. It’s part of an issue they’ve put together about truth and lies. Magic is undeniably flourishing in a sea of new media outlets like YouTube and Instagram. Now Netflix is firmly on board producing a variety of series and specials with magicians […]

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On the Power of Mathematics

As a math major in university, the subject is a dear one for me. I’ve often been puzzled by religious apologists who use the power and broad applicability of mathematics as evidence for the existence of a god. It’s an argument that can only be made by someone who doesn’t know much about how mathematics […]

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Doublethinking: Evolution and God

A short watch exploring the more mainstream religious view that evolution is a historical fact (that is, life on this planet shares a common ancestor) but that the process was divinely guided. As George Orwell wrote: Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. The […]

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Who are you to question God?

I love this new clip from Prophet of Zod. It addresses the question, “Who are you to question God?” His first two points tackle it perfectly. First, one of the values of science and the enlightenment that any idea should be questioned to test to see if it can stand up to scrutiny. Second, you aren’t […]

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