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Arguments Against Materialism

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Jay Richards: Why Materialism Fails - Science Uprising extra content In this bonus interview footage from Science Uprising, philosopher Jay Richards defines materialism, discusses how it has impacted us, explains why it shouldn't ...
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This video came to me via YouTube algorithm, as many do. As per the title, it is a number of arguments against the dominant scientific view that is grounded in materialism. The presenter, Jay Richards, does a remarkable job, imo. He's got a good number of arguments which he presents eloquently. If anything, it's hard to come away not convinced that science needs to broaden its horizons, as per folks such as Rupert Sheldrake--who I believe has made compelling arguments that scientists need to broaden their horizons and understand what I can only call the "religion" they are steeped in. Like myself, Jay does not argue against science, but deeply for it, but also expanding the very ancient foundations it currently rests on.

But check it out and decide for yourself. Comments encouraged.

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