And a lot of us prefer the labels of methodological naturalist or rationalist to materialist. As long as we are talking around, I mean, about biases....
does this mean methodological naturalists deny 'spirituality'? If thought is an epiphenomenon of a powerful information organizer, does this mean logic is also an epiphenomenon? Is empiricism? What effect does this have on the validity of empiricism as a form of ontology?