Neil deGrasse Tyson Disses Philosophy. Not. Cool.

And Damon Linker offers a nice rebuttal to Tyson. Did you know that Neil deGrasse Tyson is a philistine? It’s true! In defense of philosophy @TheWeek @zackbeauchamp — Damon Linker (@DamonLinker) May 6, 2014 I love this passage from Linker’s essay: Tyson is right about one thing: Philosophy is primarily about posing questions. But […]

We Are Already Seeing An Exodus of the Faithful

Churches face an exodus of the faithful – precisely because of the Christian ideal of equality, says @DamonLinker: — The Week (@TheWeek) March 24, 2014 Damon Linker, a Catholic writer at The Week, is a former visiting assistant professor of political science at Brigham Young University who interacts with many LDS thinkers and writers. […]