Superforecaster: Born Geniuses or Learned Skills?

Superforecaster: Born Geniuses or Learned Skills?

What makes a superforecaster? Are extraordinary prediction abilities a result of inborn intelligence or are they acquired through practice? A superforecaster is a person who makes highly accurate predictions of future events, as compared to the general public or experts. According to Tetlock, superforecasters are not necessarily off-the-charts geniuses. Rather, their forecasting success comes to methodology. Keep reading to learn about what makes a superforecaster.

Criticizing Religion Is Difficult and Important

Criticizing Religion Is Difficult and Important

Why is criticizing religion so difficult? Why do we respect religion and allow people to continue harmful practices? Criticizing religion is often considered a taboo. Richard Dawkins argues that we need to criticize religion more in order to have a healthy and intellectually sound society. Read more about why criticizing religion is important in a healthy society.

Why Do People Believe in Religion? A Few Theories

Why Do People Believe in Religion? A Few Theories

Why do people believe in religion? What does it really mean to believe in religion, and where did religion com from? Religion is a huge part of life all around the world. But, why do people believe in religion? Author Richard Dawkins argues that believing in religion is backward, and society should progress without it. Keep reading to find out the answer to the question, “why do people believe in religion?”

How Does the American Education System Work?

How Does the American Education System Work?

How does the American education system work? Is a government-run education system effective? In his book Capitalism and Freedom, Milton Freidman answers “how does the American education system work” through a capitalist lens. He argues that having government-funded and government-run schools take away choices and competition for students and parents. Keep reading to answer the question “how does the American education system work?”

Arguments Against Creationism: Complexity of Life

Arguments Against Creationism: Complexity of Life

What is the arguments against creationism? What evidence shows that creationism is false? There are numerous arguments against creationism. In addition to well-documented scientific evidence in favor of evolution, Richard Dawkins also suggests that we evaluate the creationist argument on its own weaknesses. Keep reading to find out more about arguments against creationism.

Arguments Against Evolution: The Theist Position

Arguments Against Evolution: The Theist Position

What are the arguments against evolution? Why do theists believe that creationism is true? Theists make several key arguments against evolution and natural selection. Despite overwhelming evidence to support science, theists believe that God created the universe for a few reasons. Keep reading for some of the main theist arguments against evolution and natural selection.

Theist Arguments: Why They Don’t Hold Up to Scrutiny

Theist Arguments: Why They Don’t Hold Up to Scrutiny

What are theist arguments? What are the main theist arguments, and why don’t they hold up? Theist arguments present ideas as to why God exists. There’s a whole group of arguments that attempt to do this, and they ignore things like logic and evidence, and depend on abstract ideas. Read more about theist arguments and why they don’t work.

Krishna: Lessons in The Bhagavad Gita

Krishna: Lessons in The Bhagavad Gita

What are Krishna’s lessons in The Bhagavad Gita? What are the final lessons he imparts to Krishna? In The Bhagavad Gita, Krishna’s lessons are told throughout the book. He teaches Arjuna about dharma, yoga, and finding his path to god. In Krishna’s final lesson, he teaches Arjuna about following his own destiny. Read more about Krishna’s lessons in The Bhagavad Gita.

Proof There Is No God: Why God Is Logically Unlikely

Proof There Is No God: Why God Is Logically Unlikely

Is there proof there is no God? How likely is it that God exists? In The God Delusion, Richard Dawkins explains that while we don’t have definitive proof there is no God, it is extremely unlikely. Particularly when it comes to creationism, arguments tend to be extremely weak. Keep reading to find out whether or not there’s proof there is no God.