Everyone has beliefs—some are simple and basic (e.g., my name, age), others complex and controversial (e.g., God? Soul? Politics? Morality?). But what is the concept of...
Why are ‘belief systems’ so powerful? How do they control religion and politics and all ways of thinking from a scientific worldview to conspiracy theories? What...
Religious belief is everywhere. Why so pervasive, ubiquitous across diverse human cultures? What motivates the universal belief in things we cannot see? Some say the reason...
Why do people believe the things they do? We like to think that we are rational, that what we believe is true. But often we come to our beliefs, unknowingly, as a product of...
Is atheism a belief system, a new ‘faith’ as it were, in the same way that atheists claim that theism is a belief system? Atheists reject this attack asserting...
Can we know God? If so, how? We can believe in God, but is such belief justified? How to apply the principles of epistemology to knowledge of God and belief in God? What...
Can we know God? If so, how? We can we believe in God. But is such belief justified? How to apply the principles of epistemology to knowledge of God and belief in God? What...
Is there a relationship between diverse arts and belief in God? Can the arts express or encourage religious belief? If so, can it be validated?
This is personal. ‘Why believe in God’ can mean two things: ‘what are the possible benefits of believing in God?’ and ‘what are the possible...
Faith, we’re told, is required for belief in God (at least for the God of Judaism, Christianity, Islam). Faith, by definition, is not rational, but is faith irrational?...