Free thinkers …. are you one of them?


~~September 28, 2014~~

I like to think I am ….

Free thought

Freethought or free thought is a philosophical viewpoint which holds that positions regarding truth should be formed on the basis of logic, reason, and empiricism, rather than authority, tradition, or other dogmas. The cognitive application of freethought is known as “freethinking”, and practitioners of freethought are known as “freethinkers“.

Freethought holds that individuals should not accept ideas proposed as truth without recourse to knowledge and reason. Thus, freethinkers strive to build their opinions on the basis of facts, scientific inquiry, and logical principles, independent of any logical fallacies or the intellectually limiting effects of authority, confirmation bias, cognitive bias, conventional wisdom, popular culture, prejudice, sectarianism, tradition, urban legend, and all other dogmas.

Regarding religion, freethinkers hold that there is insufficient evidence to support the existence of supernatural phenomena.

A line from “Clifford’s Credo” by the 19th-century British mathematician and philosopher William Kingdon Clifford perhaps best describes the premise of freethought:

“It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.”

WeOne

“As it appears in …. “

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freethought

We ALL are ONE!! 

BorderCal

4 thoughts on “Free thinkers …. are you one of them?

  1. “Regarding religion, freethinkers hold that there is insufficient evidence to support the existence of supernatural phenomena.” Well, I think I disagree with this thought—I think the Beauty of the Earth had to come from somewhere…logic tells us that nothing comes from nothing…so where is the beginning??? I think there is a powerfully good Source of creation…some LOVE force in the Universe…just my free thinking thought…LOL
    Love the ideas of most of it!

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