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Massimo Pigliucci

Philosopher

Massimo Pigliucci (born 1964) is the chair of the Department of Philosophy at CUNY-Lehman College. He is also the editor in chief for the journal Philosophy & Theory in Biology. He is an outspoken critic of creationism and advocate of science education.
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Massimo Pigliucci's Opinions

Disagree
The new ad says: “You KNOW they’re all SCAMS,” and it’s signed “American Atheists — Telling the truth since 1963.” “They” are at least five of the major religious traditions, as is made clear by a set of symbols accompanying the poster. … First, the ad is simply making a preposterous claim that cannot possibly be backed up by factual evidence, which means that, technically, it is lying (but see below for another interpretation). Not a good virtue for self-righteous critical thinkers.
11 Jan 2011    Source


God

Disagree
The new ad says: “You KNOW they’re all SCAMS,” and it’s signed “American Atheists — Telling the truth since 1963.” “They” are at least five of the major religious traditions, as is made clear by a set of symbols accompanying the poster. … it is a really bad PR move, even if the target audience is in fact limited to closet atheists and agnostics. … it is an even worse PR move when it comes to the public perception of atheists considered more broadly.
11 Jan 2011    Source


Comparisons with Other Experts and Influencers

The similarity between Massimo Pigliucci and each expert and influencer is calculated by looking at how the same questions were answered. These figures are used to calculate conforming, nonconforming, and projected opinions. The accuracy of the analysis depends on Massimo Pigliucci's coverage, which grows with the number of their opinions entered into TakeOnIt.

Agree
Andrew Sullivan
Journalist, Author
100% agreement / 2 opinions

James Randi
Magician, Illusionist, Writer, Skeptic
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Steven Novella
Neurologist
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Richard Eskow
Writer, Executive Consultant
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Bruce Sheiman
Author, Atheist
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Robert Todd Carroll
Philosophy Professor
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Mostly Agree
Robin Hanson
Economics Professor
75% agreement / 1 opinions

In-Between
Henry Louis Mencken
Journalist
50% agreement / 1 opinions

Mostly Disagree
Disagree
Austin Cline
Philosopher
0% agreement / 2 opinions

Paul Z. Myers
Biology Professor
0% agreement / 2 opinions

Ayn Rand
Philosopher, Novelist
0% agreement / 1 opinions

Jerry Coyne
Professor of Biology
0% agreement / 1 opinions

Sam Harris
Writer, Speaker, Atheism Activist
0% agreement / 1 opinions

Kylyssa Shay
Writer
0% agreement / 1 opinions

Conforming Opinions

Massimo Pigliucci's conforming opinions are opinions that align with the group of experts and influencers Massimo Pigliucci typically agrees with.

Coverage Answer Question
High Disagree Can science prove or disprove the existence of God?
Medium Disagree Should atheists directly challenge religious beliefs?

Projected Opinions

Massimo Pigliucci's projected opinions are opinions Massimo Pigliucci is expected to have if their opinions align with the experts and influencers that they typically agree with.

Coverage Answer Question
High Neutral Does God exist?
Medium Mostly Agree Is God just?
Medium Neutral Is monogamy natural for humans?
Low Disagree Does homeopathy work?