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Philosophy of Cinema: Movies Amidst Thought

When asking the big questions of existence I often sought books for answers. The vast array of perspectives, analogies, thought-experiments and literature generally was always ripe for insight: William Golding’s Lord of the Flies (1954), Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness … Continue reading

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A Dialogue on Belief in God

*Two friends Henry and William are both philosophy students. Henry is primarily studying theology and William is wanting pursue a career in teaching philosophy. The two discuss belief in God* William: I’m not sure if atheism has much going for … Continue reading

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Thinking About God After the Arguments

Precisely the question should arise once we’ve established arguments for the existence of God on what sorts of names or predicates can be attributed to God. In other words, we’ve so far satisfied our intellectual curiosity about divine existence and … Continue reading

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A Philosophy of Wine

I would suspect that when one drinks wine he must have a little bit to think about it. He spends a few dollars at the grocery store and might not think much. In fact, he may take the wine home … Continue reading

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God Is Fixing Us

It’s been almost 15 years since the 9/11 attacks. This was a devastating and tragic period of time for American history in particular and a widening rift for those most affected, in general. Sermons (such as Carter Conlon’s post-9/11 service), … Continue reading

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Why Be Religious?

I tried to think of some parable or analogy that would best express the situation of religion in modern society. Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) in Either/Or and Harvey Cox (b. 1929) in The Secular City both point to the parable of a clown being … Continue reading

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Philosophy, Sex and the American Decline

I suspect you’ll see the title as hinting that I’m going to talk about the subject of philosophy, perhaps a little bit about the act of sex, and then talk a little more on how these things might contribute to … Continue reading

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