1. Reason stands against values and morals (from Archbishop Rowan Williams)
2: No one actually uses reason (from neuro-scientist Chris Frith) Watch a related video
3: I hear "reason", I see lies (from sociologist David Miller and linguist
Noam Chomsky) Watch a related video.
4: Reason excludes creativity and intuition (from artist Keith Tyson) Watch a related video.
5: Whose reason is it anyway? (says bioethicist Tom Shakespeare) Watch a related video.
6: Reason destroys itself (says mathematician Roger Penrose) Watch a related video.
7: Reason is just another faith (according to philosopher Mary Midgley).
Monday, August 4, 2008
Do You HATE Reason?!
The New Scientist has an intriguing write-up on seven reasons why people hate reason. These include the point that