|Jet Bin Fever - 2012-02-27 |
Wonderful. I love Russell's cosmic teapot analogy, because it's so simple and classic compared to the Flying Spaghetti Monster and others.
|Spit Spingola - 2012-02-28 |
|Oscar Wildcat - 2012-02-28 |
Fun clip, but this has nothing to do with Russell's teapot argument, which is about the burden of proof. This is about the worship of a symbol. Perhaps the reason for the misunderstanding is the lack of cultural context. Let's see...
Right now, find your wallet, and remove a bill. Take the bill, and over the stove, light the end with the burner. It is just a symbol, after all, and you should have no feelings while doing this experiment. Let it burn until the bill is gone. Go on, do it now, and post what happens.
|The Mothership - 2012-02-28 |
Now I want to see someone produce a video examining St Anselm's proof of God.
|dead_cat - 2012-02-28 |
"Perhaps if they'd hanged Jesus Christ we'd all be kneeling in front of a fucking gibbet!"
|chumbucket - 2012-02-28 |
This song is so much better now.
|TheOtherCapnS - 2012-03-04 |
Teapot huh? Written like someone who has never made tea, or owned a house plant for that matter.
THA SUGAH RAIN
Written like someone who doesn't have a fucking clue who Bertrand Russell is. READ A BOOK!
What does this have to do with the burden of proof again?
|Twitch - 2012-03-05 |
"I ought to call myself an agnostic; but, for all practical purposes, I am an atheist. I do not think the existence of the Christian God any more probable than the existence of the Gods of Olympus or Valhalla. To take another illustration: nobody can prove that there is not between the Earth and Mars a china teapot revolving in an elliptical orbit, but nobody thinks this sufficiently likely to be taken into account in practice. I think the Christian God just as unlikely." - Bertrand Russell
Look I can use wikipedia!
|andybrownie - 2012-03-06 |
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