On this particular Sunday morning, I wanted to take a moment to clarify the confusion surrounding the various positions on gods. I generally observe confusion on the terms surrounding religion and belief, and I wanted to address this today, giving the terms clearer and more concise definitions. The next time you interact with anyone, be […]
My company fairly recently developed its mission and vision statement. We frequently hear about companies who have them, but why do they have them, and what are they for? When we developed the mission and vision statements for my company, we took the process to heart and worked really hard on it. While many mission […]
Perfection in philosophy is procrastination in practice. How perfect do you need to be? The word of the day: balance.
The quoted email below was sent to me several years ago by a friend of mine. He was struggling with religion at the time and took, like many do, to researching and Googling for phrases about God on the Internet. I am constantly baffled by people sending stupid shit like this to me. It took […]
Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof. Ashley Montagu
Did an omnipotent God create man or did insecure, frightened people create Gods? From chapter 3 of Dr. Clayton E. Tucker-Ladd’s book called Psychological Self-Help, which is available online.
Men create the gods in their own image…if oxen were able to imagine gods, then those gods would be in the image of oxen. –Xenophanes
My son was admitted to the hospital three days ago. He had been afflicted with a high fever for the previous three weeks, ranging between 102-104 degrees Ferehnheit. The day he was admitted, he exhibited symptoms including fever, rash, and severe agitation and confusion. Because he wasn’t acting like himself, the concern during that episode […]
Epicurus’ Trilemma: Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God? This is a quote attributed to the Greek […]
Money has always been a source of contention in my life. I saw money become a key factor in the separation, and eventual divorce, of my parents. For some, money is just part of the normal course of life and they learn to handle it well as a part of their daily lives. I was […]