The Bible on Punishing Future Generations

Exodus 20:5  You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me   Here god specifically says that he will “punish the children for the sin of the parents”. If any […]

The Bible on Fools

Proverbs 26:4-5 4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him. 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.   I love these two versus from Proverbs, they give a great snapshot of how the bible and […]

On a Unified Theory of Existence

We know we are not in control of our thoughts. We also know that we are likely living in a simulation. If you look at both theories together it seems we are living in a very advanced version of The Sims. One argument for the simulated universe is that, assuming a civilizations technological level progresses at […]

On the Negative Side-effects of Religion

Suppose you have a choice between two different autonomous vehicles. Both have code that is intended to get you from point A to point B safely. But one had its code hacked to allow the vehicle to run pedestrians down when the driver has some road rage, or even in extreme cases, allows the vehicle […]

On Women’s Rights or Empowerment

It should not be women’s rights or empowerment. It should be human rights. A universal law. It’s not men against women. It should be that we are all humans and we all work together. In general, women are different than men, they have different weaknesses than men and different strengths. We should take advantage of […]