Category Archives: C S Lewis

The Hobbit is a Biblically Inspired Story

[Guest post by Julian Crawford, Leader of the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party.] It is well known that J.R.R. Tolkien was a devout Christian, who attended church daily and was responsible for bringing fellow author C.S. Lewis to faith. What is … Continue reading

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In the jar

Once upon a time I was a real philosopher. I wasn’t a very good philosopher then, and I’m certainly not now, but here’s an argument for the truth of Christianity. If you fancy yourself as a philosopher, feel free to … Continue reading

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God vs. AI

In this video from the 2012 Asia Consciousness Festival, AI researcher Ben Goertzel says Imagine you had a collective of people, or they could be people and AIs, or some of them could be cyborgs (the people with brains jacked … Continue reading

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The dog ate my blog post

Are dogs moral agents? This one looks guilty as to me! I hold him accountable! We treat our dogs as if they were ‘almost human’: that is why they really become ‘almost human’ in the end. — C. S. Lewis, … Continue reading

Posted in C S Lewis, Dogs, Free will, Meta-ethics | 4 Comments

The New Inklings

Earlier today I spent an enjoyable couple of hours and couple of beers with Glenn Peoples (of Say Hello to my Little Friend) at the Trax Bar and Cafe discussing philosophy, theology, politics and life in general. We agreed that … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven

[The Son of God] works on us in all sorts of ways … through books, sometimes through experiences which seem (at the time) anti-Christian. When a young man who has been going to church in a routine way honestly realises … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis on (gay) divorce

This is C. S. Lewis writing in 1943 about “legalising” divorce. Although written nearly 70 years ago on the topic of divorce, I think Lewis’s points apply just as well to gay nuptial arrangements in the 21st century. I should … Continue reading

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God is a Trinity, so is Man.

St Paul. (2Thes5vs23) “And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the comming of our Lord Jesus Christ”. St Paul clearly teaches that we … Continue reading

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Honest Ex Atheist Anthony Flew… Fan of St Paul, and Christ.

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What a fully Christian society would be like

I’m currently reading C. S. Lewis’s mas­ter­piece Mere Chris­tian­ity. As literature, it’s scintillating. As philosophy, it’s invigorating. As a guide to Christian living, it’s chastening. Here’s Lewis on what a fully Chris­t­ian soci­ety would be like. … the New Tes­ta­ment, … Continue reading

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