Monthly Archives: June 2010

Superstition and Religion

Here’s  a short talk by Michael Shermer, the founder of Skeptics Magazine, talking about how humans and animals are primed for overactive pattern and agent detection which could potentially explane our natural tendency to believe in the supernatural and such.

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Wittgenstein, Calculus, Infinite, Zeno’s Paradox, and our Universe

  I recently just finished reading H. O. Mounce’s “Wittgenstein’s Tractatus: An Introduction”. I had never read anything by Wittgenstein before, but had heard from many reputable sources that his thoughts are among the most influential in modern times, and … Continue reading

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Historical Jesus

A while ago, I read the excellent non-fiction historical biography of Jesus. The book, Jesus: A Historian’s Review of the Gospels, was written by classicist Michael Grant, and attempts to figure out what JC may have actually said and taught, … Continue reading

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