Monthly Archives: June 2011

What are we doing here?

Now in a being which has reason and a will, if the proper object of nature were its conservation, its welfare, in a word, its happiness, then nature would have hit upon a very bad arrangement in selecting the reason … Continue reading

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A Meaningful Life-Story

No one wants to die Harold. But unfortunately, we can’t avoid it. Harold. Harold, listen to me: You will die, someday…sometime. Heart failure at the bank, coke on a mint, some long, drawn out diease you contracted on vacation. You … Continue reading

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What the hell was God thinking?: The Problem of Evil

John Hick, in his introduction to Evil and the God of Love, makes the following remarks, One meets as an initial objection [to attempting to solve the problem of evil] the feeling that sin is so heinous and suffering so … Continue reading

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‘Christian’ Politics

It is very commonly claimed that voting in presidential elections is a matter of choosing the ‘lesser of two evils.’ The justification for this sort of thinking is usually a kind of quasi-consequentialist argument that might look something like this: … Continue reading

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