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Rational Inquiry

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The Skeptical Witch
The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
The Crystallization of Truth
There exists One Indivisible Truth , around which all other concepts and systems revolve. Around this central Sun of Reality, every philosophy, religion and social ideal orbits without fail. The search for this essential essence has been a primary focus...
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
A Cup of Hemlock: Dealing with Conflict in Coven and Congregation
There have always been those folks who point out our foibles, and make us take an uncomfortable look at our world, as well as those who simply had the misfortune to point out the obvious when it was unwelcome. Then there are troublemakers, folks who go out of...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 6
AS THE WORM TURNS Health and well being are part of the natural birthright of the human being. With all of its organs intact, the right diet, exercise and mental focus, a human body can overcome any disease. Even so, the effects of living in this...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium

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Chapter 4 RATIONAL INQUIRY Science and Theology and their
Notes on Science & Christian Belief – Chapter 4. 2009. Author: Allan J Day.
Philosophy for Children as a Paradigmatic Example of Rational Inquiry
ator. In a broader sense, P4C is a particularized embodiment of the philosophic impulse to rational inquiry and dialogue.
interpretative social science and rational inquiry (a synonym for modern science Chomsky and, for brevity, speak of rational inquiry where possible.
Kierkegaard Fideism: Religious beliefs are not subject to rational
Fideism: Religious beliefs are not subject to rational evaluation. Objective inquiry: study into whether the belief in question is true or not.
In this paper I argue that this common picture of ideal rational group inquiry knowledge and justification and what might be called rational group inquiry.

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The Source
Any rational inquiry into the nature of the universe – which includes science as a more specialized form of philosophy – and our place in it must face one of the most basic questions: How does complexity arise?
Returning to natural law
In consequence, the idea of a natural law founded on reason and rational inquiry has been virtually lost.
Letter Says Harvard's Hauser Investigation Undermined Scientific Process
These claims, according to the letter, “are patently absurd and should offend all researchers by reducing science from an (imperfect) form for rational inquiry and assessment to a kangaroo court.
The Story Obama Never Told
"First," Brooks asked, "why did someone with so little faith in rational inquiry go into academia, and what does he do to those who disagree with him at Emory faculty meetings, especially recovering alcoholics?
Teaching Religion, Faith in universities
He argued that the primary goal of a Harvard education is the pursuit of truth through rational inquiry, and that religion has no place in that." Unfortunately for Harvard students, the anti-religion lobby won the debate.

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Rational Inquiry - Executive Success Programs
Rationalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Home Page - SDARI
San Diego Association for Rational Inquiry has been organized in order to encourage rational and scientific thinking.
Central Ohioans for Rational Inquiry
Central Ohioans for Rational Inquiry promotes critical thought and science education in Columbus, Ohio. More →. About.
Popular Culture and the Threat to Rational Inquiry
Jul 24, 1998 Popular Culture and the Threat to Rational Inquiry. Douglas R. Hofstadter.

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