Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Index to blogs about skepticism

These entries are almost all non-religious. When you leave a believe system, you have to rebuild a foundation for how you figure what is true. The same problems keep coming up, like we can't be 100% certain and that there are many experts that need to be sorted out but we don't have the expertise to challenge all of them.

I've argued with Libertarians as a way to try to understand them, with gun advocates to try to find a peaceful solution and with my liberal friends who often use the same flawed logic that they accuse conservatives of using.

I put what I think are the best in bold. They are in reverse chronological order, but only a few mention something topical.

Complexities of fighting for peace http://winter60.blogspot.com/2016/11/veterans-day.html
Wrote this one to a young person who linked to this rapper who was saying everything needs to be torn because it’s so messed up http://winter60.blogspot.com/2015/07/why-i-think-this-world-should-end.html

I link to this one whenever someone tries to tell me that we can’t really know anything http://winter60.blogspot.com/2015/05/out-of-philosophical-trilemma.html

Would letting starving children die solve the hunger problem? http://winter60.blogspot.com/2015/05/shouldnt-we-just-let-them-die.html
This is my ongoing challenge, to speak to the problems and to acknowledge the beauty and genius we meet every day http://winter60.blogspot.com/2015/03/everyday-wisdom.html
Reconciling personal and social responsibility http://winter60.blogspot.com/2014/01/it-takes-two-wings-to-fly.html
Another GMO, how anti-GMO news uses inflammatory language (about the so-called Monsanto Act) http://winter60.blogspot.com/2013/04/frankenfoods-are-coming-to-kill-our.html
A little more geared toward woo, but I think I made a decent point here about how Aquinas actually forwarded the conversation, while Chopra takes us backward http://winter60.blogspot.com/2012/06/aquinas-and-chopra.html