The Problem of Evil is an argument against the existence of God. Supporters of the argument believe that the existence of pain and suffering in the world is incompatible with the existence of an all-knowing, all-loving, all-powerful God. This short clip outlines the argument.
Examples of the confirmation bias. We have an inbuilt fallibility, which means the way we interpret sensory data is strongly influenced by prior expectations.
This is a wonderfully presented argument. Philosophy at it’s best.
The Pope had incorrectly stated that Hitler was an atheist. His point being that the second world war was brought about by an atheist. This is incorrect, as Richard Dawkins points out. Hitler was actually a catholic and defended his actions with the bible.
Lawrence Krauss gives a talk on our current picture of the universe, how it will end, and how it could have come from nothing. Krauss is the author of many bestselling books on Physics and Cosmology, including “The Physics of Star Trek.”
“Our Place in the Cosmos”, the third video from the Symphony of Science, was crafted using samples from Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, Richard Dawkins’ Genius of Charles Darwin series, Dawkins’ TED Talk, Stephen Hawking’s Universe series, Michio Kaku’s interview on Physics and aliens, plus added visuals from Baraka, Koyaanisqatsi, History Channel’s Universe series, and IMAX Cosmic Voyage. The themes present in this song are intended to explore our understanding of our origins within the universe, and to challenge the commonplace notion that humans have a superior or privleged position, both on our home planet and in the universe itself.