How do you know? Part II

This post addresses the false idea of pure objectivity. I want to also share a terrific article I read the other day on a popular contemporary philosophy called materialism which uses so much information from science that its adherents actually think it’s science. The next post will advance the idea that people don’t primarily think and choose beliefs […]

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How do you know? Part I

What does it mean to “know” something?  Unfortunately, that’s a really complicated question with a lot of possible answers. Popular sentiment is that scientific knowledge is the highest form there is.  If you can test it and “prove” it, you know it more certainly than anything else. Which begs several questions: is scientific knowledge really […]

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