Now here is a really interesting (for me) debate from Intelligence squared. Debate Topic: Death is not Final If consciousness is just the workings of neurons and synapses, how do we explain the phenomenon of near-death experience? By some accounts, about 3% of the U.S. population has had one: an out-of-body experience often characterized by … Read moreDebate: Death is not Final – #AfterDeath
I blogged about the Sean Carroll vs William Lane Craig Debate a few days ago, and alas that was only impressions from notes. Well, the update is that the full recording is now available, and so here it is below … (or here) .. Oh and before you leap in, you may want to consider the … Read moreThe Video is up for the Sean Carroll & William Lane Craig Debate
Last weekend, physicist Sean Carroll debated William Lane Craig at the Greer-Heard Forum (a program of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary) Alas, no recording … yet. I did not watch this and was under the assumption that I could catch it the next day on YouTube … but no, the YouTube live stream went private. My guess is … Read moreDebate Notes: Sean Carroll vs William Lane Craig
Well having previously blogged about it, I stayed up late (really late, I’m in the UK) to watch this, and as I did so I made a few notes. [If you have time, just skip my notes and watch the YouTube recording (below). First my overall Summary: Bill nailed in … Ken did the usual … Read moreDebate Notes: Ham vs Nye
Today is the day that Ken Ham, the creationist kook (boo), and Bill Nye the science guy (yea), go head to head in debate … oh sorry, did I betray an ever so slight bias there? Well, the facts are that creationism has no evidence, zero, nada, zilch and is just wrong. There is no … Read moreCreationist Debate: Ken Ham vs Bill Nye – It’s today, but is it a good idea?
Now this will be a fun debate. Bill Nye is the rather popular Science guy, comedian, television host, actor, writer, and scientist who began his career as a mechanical engineer at Boeing. He is best known as the host of the Disney/PBS children’s science showBill Nye the Science Guy (1993–98) and for his many subsequent appearances in popular media … Read moreDebate Alert: Bill Nye vs Ken Ham on 4th Feb