November 22nd, 2005

firesea: self-portrait

God's Debris

So Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, has written this free ebook called God's Debris. I'm about a third of the way through, and it's quite interesting. It's not office humor, or humor of any kind - it's more a Socratic dialogue than anything else, about the nature and existence of God, free will, reality, and other philosophical conundrums. It's clearly written from a humanist perspective, and says some things I disagree with quite strongly, but has also presented some interesting questions.

The crux of the current argument appears to be this: Collapse )