Christianity and Scientific Revolution “Lest we forget, the birth of modern physics and cosmology was achieved by Galileo, Kepler, and Newton breaking free not from the close confining prison of faith (all three were believing Christians, of one sort or another) but from the in enormous burden of the millennial authority Aristotelian science. The scientific […]
Nothing Inherently Reasonable “There is, after all, nothing inherently reasonable in the conviction that all of reality is simply an accidental confluence of physical causes, without any transcendent source or end. Materialism is not a fact of experience or a deduction of logic; it is a metaphysical prejudice, nothing more, and one that is arguably […]
STORY: How Pride Leads us to Believe the Wrong Story about Reality Back in college (my undergrad at U.N.L.V.), I was a resident assistant (RA) in the dorms I lived in for 3 years. An RA is someone who gives direction and guidance to the residents on the floor—basically helps things run smooth (so people […]
Freedom and Identity
Freedom and Identity Have you ever considered how much IDENTITY is linked to FREEDOM? This is something I’ve been pondering this week. I think that how we understand identity will shape how we think of what freedom is and looks like. For instance: a musician is most free when he has unhindered access to his […]
Is Wisdom a Myth?
IS WISDOM JUST A MYTH? Permit me to run a thought experiment. What if wisdom is just a myth? What if there is no such thing as wisdom, what if wisdom is just an arbitrary human convention? It seems to be if we live in a God-less reality—a naturalistic worldview—then wisdom is merely a myth. […]
2 Different Ways of Understanding Justice: Naturalism and Christianity Naturalism is the view that there is no such thing as God or the supernatural or the spiritual world, all we are is matter acting up chance and time in a closed physical reality. This worldview leads to a radically different understanding of justice. Here’s a […]