Is Consciousness a “Controlled Brain Hallucination”?
Anil Seth explains away consciousness away using fashionable terms like that. As a pediatric neurosurgeon, I know from clinical experience that he is wrong.
Traditional or Not? Assessing William Lane Craig’s Model on Adam and Eve
I’m having trouble making sense of exactly what his model holds. And it seems I’m not alone.
Bioethicists: Insects Are People, Too!
We have even seen one professor declare the supposed personhood of peas. Now, it is insects’ turn at being anthropomorphized.
Empathy — The Foundation of Human Exceptionalism?
If I gave you 15 seconds you could come up with a pat evolutionary just-so story to account for this, speculating on what reproductive advantage it serves.
Can Science Answer All the “Big” Questions?
Peter Atkins is right that science can answer the biggest question we can ask. His problem is that he doesn’t like the answer science provides.