Archive for October, 2007

October 2007

It has been suggested that I say a little more about what my book 2Q is about. In brief, 2Q is a system for examining your beliefs for philosophical flaws. The book explains the 2Q system, offers examples of mistakes frequently made when forming opinions, and examines a number of philosophical issues in light of […]

Posted on October 31, 2007 at 8:18 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: 2Q

October 2007

Apologies to all those who are waiting for a response to their e-mail. I’ve been putting the finishing touches on the first edition of my new philosophy book, 2Q. I am releasing a pre-publication copy of this book so that my blog readers can look it over and send me their comments before the final […]

Posted on October 31, 2007 at 2:31 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: 2Q

October 2007

I have some questions for my Christian readers regarding the morality of slavery. The Bible is not anti-slavery, and in fact has instructions for the moral treatment of slaves. I understand that this, as most theists have explained it to me, is because although slavery is wrong it was so ingrained in society that God […]

Posted on October 19, 2007 at 9:58 am by ideclare · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Bible, Essay

October 2007

i was watching joe rogan’s stand up and he said something about dumb people to the effect that dumb people don’t know their dumb thats what makes em dumb. and you know unfortunatlly thats how i see alot of the pro-god people. they believe in so strongly their god, they never stop to just think. […]

Posted on October 19, 2007 at 9:43 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Dealing with religious folks

October 2007

Well, not really (but thanks for trying). It is difficult for me to see things “from a religious point of view”. If there is some vital part of my thought process that occurs in another world “outside of determinism”, didn’t God also design that part of my mind and thus be reponsible for its conclusions, […]

Posted on October 19, 2007 at 9:42 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Dealing with religious folks, Morality

Funny

You weren’t thinking of a seven digit number while you were typing that – nice try though!Regards God Spot on! Amazing!

Posted on October 19, 2007 at 9:42 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Funny

October 2007

Thanks for the adulation :-) As I pointed out, the subjects in my study came from a group which was already screened for intelligence. There was no control group from the rest of the university because the study was looking at intra-group rather than inter-group differences. All that can be answered from the study is […]

Posted on October 19, 2007 at 9:41 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Discussion

October 2007

Cool site dude. I love the hate mail the best. It always comforts me to know that the bulk of the worlds nuclear weapons are controlled by theists and other dumb-asses. Or worse — politicians.

Posted on October 19, 2007 at 9:40 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Misc

October 2007

if these religious types hate ateists so much and belive we,re all going to hell any way, why do they pay so much attention and get so worked up? as i was raised catholic, though i found it hard to belive even as a child, ive only been inside a church once since i left […]

Posted on October 19, 2007 at 9:40 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Dealing with religious folks

October 2007

I a senior in high school in NC. Today in my earth envromental science class my teacher stated that she would be skipping the section in the ciriculum about eveolution “since this isn’t story time.” We would insted be learning “intelegent design therory.” (actully she didn’t say therory) I think I rather politley stated that […]

Posted on October 19, 2007 at 9:40 am by ideclare · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Evolution