Tag: philosophy

Kurt Baier on Life’s Purpose

Today’s Our Periodic Pasta: “I suspect that many who reject the scientific outlook…confusedly think that if the scientific world picture is true, then their lives must be futile because…man has no purpose given him from without. These people mistakenly conclude that there can be no purpose in life because there is no purpose of life;

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Mischaracterization and Credibility

I firmly believe in the importance of being exposed to opposing viewpoints and putting the Socratic method to practice. This is one way to counteract complacency and dogmatism in our own personal thinking and consequently in society as a whole. For this reason I still read books and subscribe to blogs that reflect opinions and

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