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Daniel Dennett on Scientism

View the entire discussion on Science and Religion here: FORA TV

There has been a lot of talk recently on "Scientism", the new strawman being levelled at people who prefer science and reason over magical thinking. DawahFilms made a long and rather pathetic video trying to add some meat to the strawman, and Daniel Dennett, currently the co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies, the Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, and a Professor at Tufts University, tackles the idea of "Scientism" bluntly.

Thanks to Michael Dowd for the link.

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