Posted by: N.S. Palmer | September 7, 2015

In Praise of Sloppy Thinking

My new blog post for The Times of Israel:

People of faith get a lot of unfair criticism for sloppy thinking.

It’s not that we don’t do it: we do. Everyone engages in sloppy thinking, even scientists, atheists, and Nobel laureates.

It’s not because of laziness or stupidity. It’s because sloppy thinking isn’t always bad. Sometimes, it’s efficient. And that’s a good thing.

Here’s an example that an atheist might call sloppy thinking …

Read the whole thing at The Times of Israel!

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