On the Intrinsic Value of Species

My good friend Cavalier claimed to me that “There is no point to life besides man. Better the Earth itself be sterilized than mankind should not rule over it. For there is no point to life without us.” This sort of thinking is responsible for a great deal of harm that human beings have inflicted…

On Faithful Atheism

Existence is bounded and limited by space and time; is there is a God, then It does not exist. We have no word for the way in which God “is,” since our notions of being are derived from our own experience of definite, finite things. If an atheist is one who believes that God does…