Category: Philosophy

Quickly Showing that God Exists

There are many proofs and arguments that the Christian God exists, but they are not all equally convincing, concise, intuitive, or orthodox. This article gives 4 concise points which make belief in God preferred if they are accepted, and these

Against Moral Autodeterminism

This article argues that secular moral autodetermism is an equally poor option compared to secular nihilism, and therefore secularism is once again non-preferred to Christianity. Countless somebodies and nobodies have written on Rules for Life. The trend is given new

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Autism and Judaism

This article describes a possible link between autism and Judaism and/or the Hebrew language. I make no serious claim about this connection. Rather, I mainly note it as a curious thing and I’m jotting it down for possible future thinking

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On Faith

This article points to five useful resources related to the concept of faith in Christianity. These resources defend the notion that faith and empiricism are complimentary rather than antagonistic. 1 – This Reddit Atheist Realizes that Atheists Engage in Faith

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Metaphorical Truth and Metaphorical Legs

Jordan Peterson discusses metaphorical truth and in one place states that metaphorical truth is “more true” than literal truth. I agree and disagree. I think metaphorical truth is more true when it has legs and less true when it doesn’t

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Materialism and Reincarnation

In this article I argue that physical reincarnation is plausible on materialism, and it need not be incompatible with the notion of heaven. Jordan Peterson has a couple interesting, unorthodox concepts of truth. Rationality Rules is a secular content maker

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Does the Coherence of Hell Necessitate Free Will?

This article gives three reasons that hell’s existence is coherent, or logically defensible, even on determinism. Note that I am not suggesting determinism is the case. Rather, I’m arguing there is theological room for all schools: determinism, non-determinism, and compatibility, within

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Repost: How William Lane Craig thrashed Sam Harris like a naughty puppy

Note: Below is a repost of this 2011 article on thinkingmatters.org. I’m reposting it because while navigating around their site I kept getting popups. Yes, that is for real my reason. Good on them though they seemed to have a

Ignorance and Equality

This short article mentions a few important considerations when discussing equality. What sort of equality is justified? Any, none, or somewhere in between? I say somewhere in between, spurred by a friend’s Facebook status as follows: Equality is the enemy

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How Dumb The Liberal Concept of Force Sounds

Sometimes left-libertarians try to espouse a liberal, or widely scoped, concept of force. Mainly, that forms of expression such as speech or dress can be considered coercive. Not only does the “solution” lead naturally to centralized society via censorship, it

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