We wake up in this world realizing we have two urges that are innate qualities of our nature: Continue reading “Philosophers by Default”
Logical Fallacies and Logical Ways of Thinking Explained by Srila Prabhupada
THE IMPORTANCE OF LOGIC IN PREACHING
Naya-kovidah. Naya-kovidah means nyaya-nipuna. Bhagavad-dutas, those who are gosvamis, they place everything with nyaya, or logic. Continue reading “Logical Fallacies and Logical Ways of Thinking Explained by Srila Prabhupada”
Darwinism is Self-defeating
“With me, the horrid doubt always arises whether the convictions of man’s mind, which has been developed from the mind of the lower animals, are of any value or at all trustworthy. Would any one trust in the convictions of a monkey’s mind, if there are any convictions in such a mind?” [letter to William Graham, July 3rd, 1881]
Naturalism is Self-Defeating
“…why think for a moment that the beliefs dependent on or caused by that neurophysiology will be mostly true? Why think our cognitive faculties are reliable?” Continue reading “Naturalism is Self-Defeating”
Determinism Can’t Be Rationally Affirmed
Think twice if you believe in determinism: Continue reading “Determinism Can’t Be Rationally Affirmed”
Darwin – An Objective Scientist?
By Ajit Krishna Dasa
Darwin – an objective scientist?
Darwin is often portrayed as a sort of textbook example of a perfect scientist who after objectively observing and studying the diversity of life came to conclude that the most logical explanation for this diversity is that life must have evolved over time from a common ancestor through natural selection.
Prabhupada and The Moral Argument
When I first wrote “The Moral Argument for the Existence of God” I experienced that some devotees were very critical of the argument. Some argued against its validity, others against its premises. Continue reading “Prabhupada and The Moral Argument”
Atheistic Propositions that are Self-defeating
Atheistic Propositions that are Self-defeating: Continue reading “Atheistic Propositions that are Self-defeating”
Theistic Argument from Absolute Values
Like The Moral Argument this is also an axiological argument since axio literally means “value”. Continue reading “Theistic Argument from Absolute Values”