Splitting Hairs on Slavery

One of the greatest mistakes religion ever made was preserving their traditions in book form. Contrast the bible with something like an economics or physics textbook. If the collective knowledge of the field updates, they can edit an old textbook or rewrite a new one from scratch and the old one falls away, becoming only […]

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Measuring Happiness

Sci-Show Psych shares some insight on why you’re not always good at predicting what will make you happy. If you had to guess, you would say that the person that knows you best is you. But knowing your future self is hard. This becomes a huge problem since when it comes to moral decision making, […]

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Sam Harris – the TED interview

The creator of the now famous TED Conference, Chris Anderson, started a podcast to ask questions that take longer than a 15-minute talk to answer and he interviewed Sam Harris who gave an early TED Talk on his 2010 book, The Moral Landscape.  Note: this is an audio only video.  I loved the interview and it […]

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That’s just how it was

DarkMatter2525 is a brilliant YouTube satirist, choosing to express himself through some incredibly funny animations. Here he actually takes quotes directly from a Jewish conservative talkshow host Ben Shapiro. That’s sort of a new thing as, in general, real people don’t appear in his videos (although God, Jesus, Satan and a host of biblical characters […]

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TMM: D’Souza v. Ehrman

This is a wonderful little compilation from TMM (who originally went by The Messianic Manic), an atheist amateur philosopher with the patience of a saint. He can sift through hours of online footage to provide wonderful thoughtful nuggets This is excerpted from a debate between Bart Ehrman, a Professor of Biblical studies and one of the world’s […]

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