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Here are some memes I have come across lately. It’s amazing how people will fight to protect dearly held beliefs against obvious evidence. And it is amazing how strong beliefs can actually influence what we see – or what we think … Continue reading
Love this tweet from John Cleese. There is the obvious point about “belief.” Many people seem to think the scientific knowledge is a matter of belief and, in their eyes, something that can be subjectively chosen. That is ridiculous. But … Continue reading
This is so relevant. I am all for freedom of religion and belief – but that does not give adherents of these religions or beliefs the right to interfere with my life. And, seriously, if I demand my right of … Continue reading
Most people in the US believe community water fluoridation (CWF) is safe and beneficial. Mork & Griffin (2015) report these findings from a 2009 health survey in a new paper: Mork, N., & Griffin, S. (2015). Perceived safety and benefit … Continue reading
As long as it agrees with, or can be interpreted to agree with, one’s beliefs.
How reliable do you think your cognitive facilities are? Your eyes, ears, etc? Your brain, memory and mental processes? According to philosopher of religion Alvin Plantinga, not very good. He asserts any belief you form using these facilities is as … Continue reading
I have listened to a few discussions on the Christian Radio Rhema recently. Unusual for me, I know, but I have followed the current controversy around the problem of religious instruction in New Zealand public schools. This issue has been … Continue reading
We humans are mentally very complex – and often contradictory in our beliefs and actions. This must be a real problem for sociologists who often rely on surveys and self-reporting of beliefs. I have often wondered about the reliability and … Continue reading
Michael Shermer‘s latest book looks interesting – The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies—How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths. Chris Mooney interviews him about the book in the latest Point of Inquiry podcast … Continue reading