CES Reply: AMA Follow-up, Part 2

During my Reddit AMA which I discussed in yesterday’s post, I received a number of private messages from people frustrated that their angrier, more hostile questions were not allowed, and several insisted that I conduct a similar AMA in a different subreddit, one where I wouldn’t be treated with such kid gloves. This, of course, […]

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CES Reply: Adding Up the Hominems

Since the first time I published my CES Letter reply, I have been accused of engaging in “argumentum ad hominem,” a logical fallacy in which the person making the argument, not the argument itself, becomes the focus of the discussion. In other words, I’ve been repeatedly accused of ignoring Jeremy Runnells’s arguments in order to […]

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CES Reply: Rocks in Hats, Part 1 of a Zillion

This is a serialization of “A Faithful Reply to the CES Letter from a Former CES Employee.”  You can download the whole PDF here, and you can also participate in the Latter-day Saint Survey Project by joining or creating one of the Canonizer camps in the links at the bottom of this post. This is a line-by-line […]

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Simulation Theory?

Simulation Theory? Cory and Blake Ostler, in their “Exploring Mormon Thought” podcast 071-Knowledge is Being (Pt 1) – Vol 5 mention Lincoln Cannon, who is affiliated with the Mormon Transhumanist Association.  Lincoln Canon subsequently responded with a blog post titled I’M STILL INSANE, BLAKE OSTLER CONFIRMS, FOR BELIEVING IN THE SIMULATION HYPOTHESIS. Each time these […]

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