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  1. Big Bang and Evolution, News from the vatican. by prothero in Philosophy of Religion
    Pope Francis spoke out briefly on the notion of God and how God works in the world, mentioning the Big Bang and Evolution in the process. "We run the risk of imagining God was a magician, with a magic wand able to do everything” — Pope Francis. He says that evolution and the Big Bang Theory ...
  2. Does Broke back mountain send a bad message? by DevynLockheart in Social Sciences
    Supposedly this is suppose to be the movie that is representing homosexuals and its suppose to be a great movie but most of the movie I just thought what Jerks the two main characters are. One guy says "leave your wife for me I want to be with you" while the other guy is just stringing him along as ...
  3. But, Can Metaphysics Address Infinitude of the Cosmos? by Mack_the_Nice in General Philosophy
    First of all, the notion of a "multiverse" is contradictory to the definition of universe. Turn to most any dictionary, you'll find: 1. Websters: "the whole body of things and phenomena observed or postulated : cosmos." 2. Wikipedia: "The Universe is all of spacetime and everything that exists t...
  4. Logic and Spinoza by Hardly Noticeable in Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
    Spinoza states that every feature of existence is logically necessary and every consistent logical possibility must exist eternally. However doesn't modern science show that logically inconsistent systems can also exist as well? Does leave most of all Spinoza's philosophy in the dark as well as an...
  5. New: Philosophical Question and Advice by jdlee310 in Community / Off Topic
    Hello All, I am a senior in college with no background in philosophy (finance & econ major), and stumbled upon Schopenhauer a few days ago and began reading some of his work; thus sparking an interest in philosophy. I've been reading threads on topics that interest me and researching philosophers I...