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How do computers work? Book recommendations please

Bumpy - 03 January 2011 23 Comments

Hi Ever since Richard Dawkins opened my eyes to the beauty of science in The Selfish Gene , I have expanded my horizons about evolution (mostly through Dawkins books), physics and cosmology...

TAGGED: BOOKS

An alternative to debating with people about God/religion...

Bumpy - 19 December 2010 13 Comments

Hi, I'm sure most of you have argued with a theist about God/religion and I'm sure most of you failed to get the theist to concede any of your arguments - I certainly have. I have an alternative...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, DEBATE POINTS, RELIGION

Why are we Atheists?

Bumpy - 15 September 2010 60 Comments

My Aunt was at my house the other day. My Aunt is a catholic, I am an Atheist (I think most of my family are atheists, almost all are 'non-religious'). Everyone knew all this and it was no source of...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, CRITICAL THINKING, RELIGION

Two Theories of Everything!?

Bumpy - 09 September 2010 45 Comments

I had this thought while at work today: Assume for a moment that the physicists found the long sought after 'Theory of Everthing' - A mathematical theory that accounts for all experimentally...

TAGGED: MATH, PHILOSOPHY, PHYSICS, SCIENCE

Question about Transitional Fossils

Bumpy - 12 August 2010 32 Comments

Hi, I have been reading Richard Dawkins The Ancestors Tale . During the part on our descendants since the common ancestor with chimpanzees, a thought occured to me. It's is really hard to find...

TAGGED: EARTH SCIENCES, EVOLUTION, PALEONTOLOGY

The 'Backdoor Technique'

Bumpy - 07 August 2010 1 Comments

Getting a Jehovah's Witness to see it your way - the 'Backdoor Technique' I was reading an earlier discussion about typical discussions with jehovah's witnesses etc: Fun at the Front Door I...

TAGGED: CREATIONISM, EVOLUTION, REASON

Richard Dawkins' Missing Link - A Book on the Evolution of Sex

Bumpy - 07 August 2010 40 Comments

Hi, I am half way through reading The Ancestors Tale and I am sorry to say that it looks like it will be the last book, written by Richard Dawkins about evolution, that I shall ever read. This is...

TAGGED: BOOKS, EVOLUTION, RICHARD DAWKINS

Is Psychology a Science or Not?

Bumpy - 28 July 2010 25 Comments

I for one (as a third year psychology student) think that something is a science if you can hope to get the right answer to the question you are asking. The right answer means the one true answer...

TAGGED: PSYCHOLOGY, SCIENCE