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Reason vs. Faith - Why Faith Fails!

We humans spend a huge amount of time trying to determine what the truth is, how to reach the truth and what to call it once we have determined what it is. Should it be based on faith or based on reason? This post will maintain that reason should be the only valid basis for reaching the truth. Read more.

Libertarianism - When We Stop Cooperating

The success of the human species is largely based on cooperation. Liberarianism advances ideas that individuals should have the right to do pretty much whatever they want - socially and economically. So how does libertarian individualism benefit humans or human society? Read more.

Is Ancient Wisdom Wise?

Of what value is ancient wisdom? Some support their ideas with this so-called "ancient wisdom". But such a reliance is a known logical fallacy. It is especially dangerous when applied to religious arguments, because their source is their god(s) and in many religions godly opinions and commands are immutable. Read more.