Faith Claims Are Not Only False But Delusional, Professor Says

Trip Report. Professor Boghossian doesn’t mince words when it comes to his opinion about faith. Not only are faith claims false, he argues, they have all the earmarks of being delusional. And while many people believe their faith either is harmless or even helpful, Boghossian claims that any beliefs that are based on a delusion are in fact detrimental to the person holding them. Faith claims should be rejected on this ground. [More]

Evolved to be Religious

A 2005 article by Paul Bloom for the Atlantic Monthly where he explores the naturalistic basis for religion. Still relevant and eerily predictive.
A 2005 article by Paul Bloom for the Atlantic Monthly where he explores the naturalistic basis for religion. Still relevant and eerily predictive. [More]

Liar, Lunatic, Lord, or Psychological Addiction?

The Freethinkers of Portland State University is proud to present Dr. Peter Boghossian (who Philosophy News interviewed recently) and his upcoming lecture, “Jesus, the Easter Bunny, and Other Delusions: Just Say No!”
The Freethinkers of Portland State University is proud to present Dr. Peter Boghossian (who Philosophy News interviewed recently) and his upcoming lecture, “Jesus, the Easter Bunny, and Other Delusions: Just Say No!” [More]

Putting Faith Claims in Their Proper Place

I wrote an article on my interview with Peter Boghossian for the Huffington Post and that article just got published. Take a look and be sure to Like and comment on the article. Thanks for the support!
I wrote an article on my interview with Peter Boghossian for the Huffington Post and that article just got published. Take a look and be sure to Like and comment on the article. Thanks for the support! [More]

Spirituality in America May Be Dying Too

In a data-focused article for USA Today, Cathy Lynn Grossman claims that not only is religion per se losing face with Americans but goes further and claims that spirituality is no longer interesting either.
In a data-focused article for USA Today, Cathy Lynn Grossman claims that not only is religion per se losing face with Americans but goes further and claims that spirituality is no longer interesting either. [More]

Interview with Peter Boghossian

In this podcast, we talk to professor Peter Boghossian about his view of the role of the educator and why he thinks faith claims should be given no countenance in the classroom. We also discuss his work with prisoners and how he thinks the Socratic method should be used as a philosophical tool.
In this podcast, we talk to professor Peter Boghossian about his view of the role of the educator and why he thinks faith claims should be given no countenance in the classroom. We also discuss his work with prisoners and how he thinks the Socratic method should be used as a philosophical tool. [More]