Our eyes, gestures, and tone bring us together in a more profound way than words alone. It’s why we look hopefully toward the return of in-person, face-to-face connection.
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Examining UFO sightings, pseudo cures, Facebook memes and the like.
David Kyle Johnson Ph.D.
Invoking one’s right to their opinion is usually just a way to continue to believe what should not be believed.
Could social distancing and an economic downturn be worse the deaths caused by COVID-19? No, and here's why.
College professors can't let moving their classes online dampen the education their students receive—especially when it comes to educating them about pseudoscience.
The fallacy of false equivalence lies at the heart of the U.S. lack of preparedness for the coming Covid-19 pandemic.
Arson is not responsible for the Australia wildfires. Climate change has created conditions that encourage fires to rage out of control.
The reaction to that Christianity Today article is really heating up.
Can the opinion of religious leaders determine the morality of a person's behavoir or character?
Mike Huckabee implied he was only joking when he said that he had been appointed to head's Trump's 2024 campaign because his first one doesn't count. Was he?
Working on my article "Does God Exist" for Think has got me thinking about whether God's existance can be disproven.
You might not want to ruin Thanksgiving, but an argument could be made that you should. Here's a quick refutation of a logical fallacy you will likely encounter.
A logical analysis of my appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News show.
A New Jersey substitute teacher let her first graders in on the "Santa secret," and Sean Hannity is in an uproar. I argue that that parents are just as much to blame.
Other people have minds. The mind is dependent upon the brain. The mind supervenes on the brain. Can any of this be proven scientifically?
There is a significant difference between ABC firing Roseanne and the NFL ban on kneeling during the anthem that makes one protected, and the other not.
They may try to distract us from Wolf's criticism by complaining about her "potty mouth," but I will not for one second give that criticism a single ounce of credibility.
Michelle Wolf's "smokey eye" joke wasn't about Sarah Huckabee Sanders' appearance. It was about how she constantly lies. Wolf's critics are trying to distract you from that fact.
American gun violence is not a product of the "moral degradation of American society." It's not degrading and, even if it was, it would be completely irrelevant.
Whether you are pro-choice or pro-life, the fact that abortion is legal is not a legitimate reason to do nothing about gun violence in America.
The cosmological argument ("why is there something rather than nothing") is not nearly as strong as many suppose.
We’ve come full circle. The most radically left postmodern idea— that truth is relative—is being embraced by the most radically conservative White House administration.
If the Media's lying about Trump having the biggest inauguration crowd in history, that's troubling. If Trump is scolding the press for not corroborating his lies, that's chilling.
In Jesus Before the Gospels, Ehrman presents a much needed, brilliant argument—one that challenges longstanding assumptions about the reliability of the Gospels.
Scientists often decry philosophy. In this open letter to Bill Nye, I suggest scientists should instead see philosophy as an ally. Indeed, science just is "natural philosophy."
Many parents who don't lie about Santa spin tales of being berated by parents who do. Here I argue that this practice should stop.
In response to my argument that parents shouldn't lie to their children about Santa, David Ottlinger suggests I don't understand the function of the Santa myth. I offer my reply.
The conservatives might have a point about the "War on Christmas"—it’s just not the point they are trying to make.
Gene Schaerr’s recently argued, before the Supreme Court, that gay marriage will lead to more abortions--900,000 more!
The blue/black, or white/gold, dress controversy reveals more than meets the eye.
Larry Wilmore, the host of The Nightly Show, knows that vaccines are safe and effective. Unfortunately, he has no idea how to host a show that communicates that fact.
According to Kirk Cameron, if you are not celebrating Christmas like his family, then you’re just not doing it right.
David Kyle Johnson, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy at King's College in Pennsylvania.