The March of Reason

The rationale for defending atheism should be one’s faith in the principal of equality before the law and the standards of behaviour that follow rationally from it.

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Pinker on Scientism

Contrary to Steven Pinker’s recent attempt to rehabilitate “scientism”, I argue that the word should stand for a persistent belief that the trustworthiness of institutionalised science is a matter of fact rather than something that needs to be subject to continuous empirical re-evaluation.