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 Too I believe that other humans are conscious but to my knowledge it’s impossible to … Read more On Faith

Elon Musk, Secrecy, and Efficiency

It’s obvious in elementary economic theory that free information permits optimal competition, pricing, economic growth, and social health in many other forms. This theory, however, is often practically contested. This article gives a concrete example of secrecy impacting competition. Elon Musk has a company called SpaceX. This company can, among other things, launch satallites. The … Read more Elon Musk, Secrecy, and Efficiency

The Genesis 1:1 Apology and Mathematical Trust

“If the first verse is true the rest of the Bible is at least believable.” That is a phrase often used by Christian apologist and radio show host Frank Turek. I have worked this idea into a very robust and widely useful philosophical point in defense of the Christian faith. I think Turek was getting … Read more The Genesis 1:1 Apology and Mathematical Trust

Indirect Evidence, Unfalsifiability, Trust and Deception

Indirect/Circumstantial evidence is a thing. A valid thing. If you watch your father rob a store you have directly observed. If you see a man with a mask on wearing your fathers shirt and watch, holding your father’s gun, about the size of your father, barking orders in the voice of your father, running off … Read more Indirect Evidence, Unfalsifiability, Trust and Deception

Past and Present Alternatives to Bitcoin

As a matter of theory many current monetary thinkers, especially in the Austrian school of economics or those involved in the bleeding edge of technology including Bitcoin, have long anticipated competition to Bitcoin. We see the competition as good and healthy in the long term because competition usually fosters quality over time. This article will … Read more Past and Present Alternatives to Bitcoin