Category Archives: moral skeptic

“But, I live as if it weren’t true…”

I think one of the most, if not the most, significant indicator that one’s world-view (narrative, story, faith, which includes philosophical naturalism, scientism, empiricism, etc.) is false, unhealthy, or extremely weak is if it ever leads one to say something … Continue reading

Posted in Causal Closure, free-will, moral skeptic, Sam Harris | 121 Comments

When is Violence Justified? What is Justice?

Thrasymachus famously asserted that, “Justice is nothing but the advantage of the stronger.”  However ancient, it sounds all too modern and western in at least a tacit manner, if not outright admission.  “Justice” may be only a word that communicates … Continue reading

Posted in ethics, Justice, moral skeptic, relativism, Violence | 101 Comments