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In observing the world today, it is often easy to get lost in the narrative of whichever side you happen to be on, or whatever society you happened to be born into. We’re usually stuck in a forest and the nearest tree blocks half of our view.

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The simple summary of what you are saying is that I didn't CHOOSE to reply to you. …


Let’s discuss free will for a second. The problem is as follows:

If the world is completely material, and everything in it (including our mind) arises out of this world, how can free will exist? …


One question I often hear when discussing the idea that we might live in a simulation that has a conscious creator, is the following —

Suppose it’s true, and this world was created by someone. But who created the creator? Aren’t we just pushing the same question one level down?


Something peculiar is happening throughout the western world. …


The final element of any paradigm is epistemology: given the set of assumptions / axioms on which the paradigm stands — what can we discover and know with certainty (contingent on the assumptions being true, of course)?

In revealed religion, the word of god is infallible at every level. God…


We’ve examined the flaws with theist and atheist ethical framework, so it is now time to consider whether a deist assumption can result in something better.

We’ve also defined the basic purpose of behavior in a simulation as:

  1. Making life better for as many other players as possible.
  2. Making civilization…


A coherent philosophy of life needs to provide at least one mode of evaluation that helps determine whether a particular action is good or bad, and whether one action is better or worse than another. …


We concluded in our previous article that revealed religions are flawed because of how many unnecessary (and unsubstantiated) assumptions they make; and we concluded that atheism is flawed because:

a) It too requires many non-trivial assumptions about how the world came about, and

b) It does not provide any meaningful…

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