Category Archives: Conor Cunningham

Darwin or Christ?

This looks promising.

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Ontological Naturalism = Cognitive Suicide

There is very good piece here by Conor Cunningham. It might do for those invested in the conversation going on here to read Conor’s piece. The whole subjective/objective issue is one that only becomes an issue (of the sort noted … Continue reading

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Quite

Good interview here, or as blogger Arni Zachariassen put it: “Jarod Longbons interviews the quite badass Conor Cunningham.”

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Conor on Materialism

Nice essay here on materialism/ultra-Darwinism by Conor Cunningham. “I read recently in the newspaper that Richard Dawkins has funded a children’s summer camp, one that will encourage atheism, or what Dawkins would probably spin as “open-mindednesses.” The problem being, as … Continue reading

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Review of Darwin’s Pious Idea

Here is a good review of Conor Cunningham’s book, Darwin’s Pious Idea by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Forget May 21st—Materialism Already Ended Existence

Many a naturalist (all?) lives under the spell of thinking he is simply noting “facts” and throwing his objective gaze around robotically and as if he had appeared without birth, family, culture, education, or influence. Science lends itself to this … Continue reading

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I have met the Enemy—and he is us.

Intelligent Design (ID) at one time seemed to make a lot of sense to me. I finally realized, however, that I was still suffering from the modernity hang-over. ID is a still too modern understanding of nature and I began … Continue reading

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That Science Which Would Marry the Age Will Soon Find Itself a Widower

To follow up with my last post, from Darwin’s Pious Idea, in addressing materialism/naturalism we come to the area of physics and what we might learn as to how our current understanding addresses materialism. Rather than provide much commentary, I … Continue reading

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We Must Have Free-Will or We Wouldn’t Care One Way or the Other

Continuing in Darwin’s Pious Idea, we come to naturalism and the “hard problem” of consciousness, of which is bound up all the problems (if one is a naturalist) of free-will, agency, morality, and others. Reading through this section brought to … Continue reading

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Secular—I am Your Father!

In Darwin’s Pious Idea, we come to one of the still prevalent modern myths—the religious v. science myth. Well, what can one say? There are people out there who still believe President Obama was born somewhere other than U.S. soil. … Continue reading

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