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The left’s self-inflicted scientism…

June 21st, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2018/06/21/from-plato-to-zombie-philosophy-philosophy-is-dead-review-changing-the-subject-by-raymond-geuss/ The issue of philosophy and its fate should serve as a warning to the left as it arose in the post-hegelian period in funk over the issue of idealism and materialism. In a way the left became crippled by its own self-inflicted narrowness in the era of the onset of positivism and increasingly reductionist […]

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Discovery institute competing with scientism for worst muddle…//Darwin, Marx, and Something Called Political “Science” | Evolution News

May 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

With any other outfit save the discovery institute this kind of critical examination might be of interest, but the reality is that the spiritual, so-called, backdrop assumptions make mincemeat of the whole effort.

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Marxist scientism

May 10th, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: the distinction of ‘utopian’ versus ‘scientific’ socialism seems dated now… November 28th, 2017 · In crafting historical materialism Marx generated his classic distinction of utopian versus scientific socialism. But if we find the theory of historical materialism collapses as not particularly scientific or accurate we are left with the larger categorical of utopian socialism.

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Science eroding darwinian scientism…

March 26th, 2018 · No Comments

The ironic crystallization of secularism around darwinism in almost religious mental gridlock is a notable feature of the onset of scientism. But the essential difference that scientism is haunted by science and the darwin paradigm is suffering collapse… ————- The eonic model, religion and evolutionism…

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The failure of (historical) materialist scientism on the ‘soul’ question…

March 7th, 2018 · No Comments

The previous posts on the question of soul and the metaphysics of the afterlife are a warning to marxist materialists of the probable failure of their views: we have repeated suggested a new left that is free of such metaphysical prejudice in a neutral framework that is beyond idealism and materialism…

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Falsifying historical scientism

January 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

The eonic effect as a falsification of most historical/evolutionary theories… January 14th, 2018 · We have frequently used the data for the so-called eonic effect as a way to debrief dogmatic historical theories, hopefully without creating a new dogma. in fact the so-called ‘eonic effect’ is itself quite tricky but can be taken in a […]

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Beyond marxist scientism

December 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

Last and First Men This book demonstrates a way toward a postmarxist platform that can rescue the left from its nineteenth century reductionist scientism…

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Misplaced emphasis on marxist scientism

November 20th, 2017 · No Comments

http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=13801 It is important to point out that Marxist economics is not, as mainstream propaganda continuously tries to have us believe, about communism. Marxism is not a plan for communism. Perhaps this is also the problem with marxism: its attempt to create a value free science and the prejudice against any ethical interpretation created an […]

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A Former Astronaut and Scientism | Evolution News

November 15th, 2017 · No Comments

Source: A Former Astronaut and Scientism | Evolution News

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from last year: scientism as religion and Richard Dawkins as its prophet (profit?)

October 11th, 2017 · No Comments

The issue of Xtianity is complex, and misunderstood, and its correct analysis, along with tht of Judaism, is not easily accomplished. The New Atheists are a case in point. Their line of attack misses the point. The existence of god isn’t really the point of monotheism! But emergence of ‘pop god religion’ in the era […]

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R48G: marxism, secularization, scientism, and kantian ethical socialism…

September 7th, 2017 · No Comments

The fate of the Reformation needs a closer study to see the misleading debate over secularization for what it is. And marxism is a good example of the way scientism entered to confuse the issue of what is ‘secular’ with its positivistic materialism, atheism, and darwinism. It didn’t have to be that way. None of […]

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archive: the marxist capture by reductionist materialism, scientism, and darwinism…

September 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

R48G: the marxist capture by reductionist materialism, scientism, and darwinism… August 11th, 2017 ·

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free will and the fallacy of scientism…//‘Brains linked to computers will kill our inner freedom’ – Zizek to RT 

August 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

A core fallacy here is the belief by scientists that they understand human psychology in reductionist terms. Man is more than neuroscience, or so we suspect and the irony is that man’s freedom is an aspect of a system that operates in a larger dimension than the phenomenal. We cannot finally destroy our own freedom […]

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R48G: the marxist capture by reductionist materialism, scientism, and darwinism…

August 11th, 2017 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2017/08/11/in-god-we-trust-why-americans-wont-vote-for-an-atheist-president-alternet/ The confusion over ethics has attended the left and in a way that is unfortunate because it has produced a needless prejudice against the whole legacy of socialism/communism. The exact sequence of cultural transformations here is complicated but in the wake of the Enlightenment, and figures like Kant, a down-shifted era of reductionist materialism, […]

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archive: scientism as religion and Richard Dawkins as its prophet (profit?)

July 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Scientism as religion and Richard Darwkins as its prophet (profit?) October 23rd, 2013 · Xtianity vs science The issue of Xtianity is complex, and misunderstood, and its correct analysis, along with tht of Judaism, is not easily accomplished. The New Atheists are a case in point. Their line of attack misses the point. The existence […]

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 critique of ‘theory’ beyond postmodernism: marxism, darwinism, scientism…Noam Chomsky on Slavoj Žižek and Žižek’s Response – YouTube

July 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

We have criticized ‘theory’ here also, but in another sense. The postmodern fetish over ‘theory’ is one thing, but we have attempted to critique the classic ‘theory’ of marxism, darwinism, scientism, etc…

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The failure of scientism to produce a human psychology

June 1st, 2017 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2017/05/31/r48g-capitalism-revolution-and-violence/ http://darwiniana.com/2017/05/31/will-man-genetics-original-sin-teleology-and-the-question-of-violence/ http://darwiniana.com/2017/05/31/r48g-violence-just-wars-for-justice-the-end-of-history-propaganda-and-pax-romanas/ http://darwiniana.com/2017/05/31/does-the-eonic-effect-suggest-any-answerswhy-we-fight-wars-the-chronicle-of-higher-education/ Bringing in the idea of ‘original sin’ won’t sit well with contemporary secular thought, but it was more a provocation than a genuine claim. The religious tradition has been as confused as the more contemporary reductionist accounts of human nature. Nonetheless it is a myth that hints at something we have […]

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The eonic effect: an absolutely minimalist approach…a warning: conventional historiography darwinism, scientism have (probably) gotten history wrong…

May 12th, 2017 · No Comments

The eonic effect: an absolutely minimalist approach…a warning: conventional historiography darwinism, scientism have (probably) gotten history wrong… May 5th, 2017 · https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public/XML_DARW_GC_Axial?preview=WHEE_5thed_pdf.pdf The study of history can be greatly clarified by the study of the so-called ‘eonic effect’ but the treatment tends to be too complex for many, to start. More than that this approach […]

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The eonic effect: an absolutely minimalist approach…a warning: conventional historiography darwinism, scientism have (probably) gotten history wrong…

May 5th, 2017 · No Comments

https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public/XML_DARW_GC_Axial?preview=WHEE_5thed_pdf.pdf The study of history can be greatly clarified by the study of the so-called ‘eonic effect’ but the treatment tends to be too complex for many, to start. More than that this approach violates the canons of historiographical dogma that enforces a very peculiar perception of history. Here the reign of darwinism has completely […]

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The science march, and the science/scientism debate

April 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/i_will_march_for_science_on_saturday_-_so_should_you_20170420 The science march is an exciting development which we support here but at the same time we have often distinguished here the difference between science and so-called ‘scientism’ and along the way criticized the darwinian theory of evolution based on the idea of natural selection. The whole debate has left in limbo the question […]

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In Search of History: ‘scientism’ strikes out on history

March 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Kant offers a challenge to resolve the issue of historical dynamics: we have produced a partial solution on the way to the ‘Kepler’ solution … Source: In Search of History: Using the Text

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Fifty Years Later, Recalling Walt Disney and Scientism – Evolution News & Views

December 15th, 2016 · No Comments

Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution. Source: Fifty Years Later, Recalling Walt Disney and Scientism – Evolution News & Views

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Students, Scientism, and Straw Men – Evolution News & Views

August 20th, 2016 · No Comments

Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution. Source: Students, Scientism, and Straw Men – Evolution News & Views

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Physics and philosophy…and science has produced no coherent view of reality, has dumped scientism into culture, has made a mess of economic theory, and failed to find a theory of either life, consciousness or evolution…a grade of D-, at best…

August 11th, 2016 · No Comments

https://aeon.co/essays/the-string-theory-wars-show-us-how-science-needs-philosophy The issue of Popper’s falsifiability has been rendered equivocal by the overly elaborated version of a simple idea, one that is roughly on the ball: science works with evidence and experiment. The onset of string theory is either a wild goose chase, or an omen of something like post-science. Or else an idling period […]

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