Skeptics are finding skepticism hard to take serious lately. Take The Spectator’s recent parody of Richard Dawkins, for instance. In an article named The bizarre – and costly – cult […]
Why do you exist? Why do I? How can it be that these words on a computer screen – written in a distant place, carried by invisible impulses, displayed by […]
There was this funny YouTube video last week. Somebody posted it on Facebook. Or tweeted it. Or something like that. It was very clever and witty and it got all […]
Should we deliberately make ourselves the last generation on earth? It sounds like a crazy question, but a few years ago, Australian moral philosopher Peter Singer wrote a piece in The […]
The question of God is not a theoretical exercise; it spurts from our guts as well as from our minds.
Bethlehem is emphatically a place where extremes meet. A mass of literature, which increases and will never end, has repeated and rung the changes on this single paradox; that the […]
Much gets said these days about liberty and freedom across the political spectrum. At the heart of talk about “inalienable rights” is usually the notion of freedom, and in the contemporary […]