Category Archives: Epistemology

Keep calm and carry on

Suppose I’m trying to live a Christian life. Jesus is the Word, and the Word clearly says that the most important rules in life are to love God and to love others. Then one of [the Pharisees], which was a … Continue reading

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The second greatest man who ever lived

See also Disposable Heroes.

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diSsIMuLAtion

Where are the moderate Muslim voices condemning the violence? That’s what the likes of Fox News ask whenever masked terrorists shouting “Allahu Akbar” fire shots with automatic weapons killing swathes of innocent Westerners before departing the scene shouting, “We have … Continue reading

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I’m an agnostic. (Don’t ask me why.)

Last month I posted the following Facebook status. I’m an agnostic. (Don’t ask me why.) I meant it mainly as a joke. Let me explain. An agnostic is someone who doesn’t know. So if you ask me why I’m an … Continue reading

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Sensus divinitatis

For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. (NIV) A while ago I borrowed a friend’s copy … 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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What is real?

The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit. (NIV) In what sense is the world … Continue reading

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What is rationality? (Part 2)

What is rationality? The truth is, it’s something that most of us don’t actually have. But we sure like to kid ourselves. Here’s a quote I saw on Facebook from someone called Deidra Mae Ryan. I’ve been thinking a lot … Continue reading

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You don’t need H2O to have water

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Monism vs. Dualism

Does the distinction between Monism and dualism exist outside the mind? Epistemologically yes. Metaphysically no.

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