Common Myths Too Many People Get Wrong About Gun Control: DEBUNKED, part 1

Common Myths Too Many People Get Wrong About Gun Control: DEBUNKED, part 1

So, there's a gem of an article titled "Common Myths Too Many People Get Wrong About Gun Control." It pretends to be a portal of truth and certainty amidst the news of another mass shooting in the USA, this time in Texas, but in reality this article is hilariously and unequivocally terrible, and deserves a good roasting, in addition to a debunking.

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"Identity Politics" is Not New - But it is Pernicious

"Identity Politics" is Not New - But it is Pernicious
Some people are slandering identity politics lately, a new term for an old concept - people siding with those they identify with, and making themselves part of a herd, rather than a single voice to be heard on its own merit.

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America's Far Left Revels in Hatred

America's Far Left Revels in Hatred
In a social climate where punching "Nazis" encourages people to be violent against anybody seen as conservative, rioting in the name of liberalism, blocking ambulances, praising images and acts of violence against effigies of our leaders, and even at least one executive in CBS (who was thankfully fired) who praised the shooting in Vegas because "country music fans are often Republican gun toters..."

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Lawrence Krauss Doesn't Know What Philosophy Is

Lawrence Krauss Doesn't Know What Philosophy Is

Lawrence M. Krauss is the kind of pop-star scientist who often says things like "science makes philosophy obsolete," and it seems due that his bubble of intellectual superiority get burst.

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Musings on the Philosophy of Mind

Musings on the Philosophy of Mind
I heard on the radio today from a local evangelical station of some type, a caller who had a philosophy of mind question. I don't recall the question (the audio quality was poor enough that I couldn't properly hear), but the host responded to the question as if the question were something along the lines of "how does materialism make sense in a world with ideas and consciousness?" (See the note at the end of this post if you wish to understand what we mean by materialism.)

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