Pascal’s Wager is one of the most popular defenses presented when you’re in an argument with a believer. It doesn’t really come up in formal debates, but it’s presented all the time in informal conversations, whether you’re visiting religious family or telling someone you’re an atheist for the first time. It seems to be sort … Continue reading Pascal’s Wager: What If You’re Wrong?
My first real step towards atheism was thinking about faith itself. And the question of ‘how do we know what we know’ still seems profound to me. What are reliable ways of knowing? Take a claim or a belief you hold--how do you know that? One religious answer to this important question is to have … Continue reading Faith