andrewducker + logic   31

Religious people believe because emotional resonance overrides logic
Which doesn't surprise me. Most people at least start off believing things because they lead to a conclusion that they like. Starting at axioms and working your way forward to whatever they lead to is distinctly uncomfortable at times
belief  logic  religion  psychology 
8 weeks ago by andrewducker
Hundreds of Proofs of God’s Existence
Next time you find yourself arguing about religion you can do it by number!
religion  christianity  philosophy  funny  humor  God  atheism  logic 
october 2010 by andrewducker
Gödel and the End of Physics
A talk by Stephen Hawking. Well worth reading.
interview  hawking  godel  physics  quantum  science  logic 
june 2009 by andrewducker
Decision time
Nice article on the balance between reason and emotion. Favourite quote "Pure reason is a disease."
psychology  emotion  logic 
february 2009 by andrewducker
Scientists Create Logic Gates from Living Neurons
I'm not sure why we _want_ to do this, but heck, we're doing it.
neuroscience  logic 
january 2009 by andrewducker
Teaching binary through the Socratic Method
An interesting experiment, which works better than I thought it would, and got a class much more involved than they would be with ordinary teaching methods
computers  Teaching  philosophy  psychology  science  school  maths  logic 
january 2006 by andrewducker

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