I have long been convinced by certain arguments about the hypocrisy of many big corporations (see HERE, HERE, and HERE) relating to the surge in LGBT support and a recent Financial Times article called The Business of Gay Pride has further added to my understanding of the situation. The article takes a look at how quickly the Gay Pride brand is […]
In today’s marketplace of ideas it is easy to get bogged down in the game of name-calling. The idea being that it is much easier to discount someone’s argument once their personal reputation has been soiled. Unfortunately, this seems to be “winning” strategy on all sides of the political spectrum and the election season IS its […]
I found This Article to be helpful on comparing the oft-cited atrocities of the west in the name of “Christianity” to the holy wars of Islam. there is a stark difference between Islam and Christianity that detractors of the west and Christianity should take seriously if they want to be intellectually honest.
I also recommend Paul Copan’s book Is God A Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Testament God for an honest discussion about the God of Christianity as well as a rebuttal of many arguments against God by the “new Atheists”.
The role of faith My good friend said something the other day implying that people of faith should be comfortable with their faith or what they believe. He is right in a sense. If you are not comfortable with what you believe it will cause stress and internal strife. If a main goal of life […]
If someone were to start a spiritual journey and wanted to compare the religions of the world in order to decide which one to put their faith in, biblical Christianity would be the best to start the search with. There are four reasons why (this list is found in an article called “Christianity in A […]
One of our first “philosophical society” meetings we decided to discuss argumentation and logic. we figured it was a good point to start in order to build a foundation for later topics and discussions that could be potentially be divisive. I wrote up a worksheet that could be a helpful resource for us (below). Most […]
I started a “philosophical society” with some friends at work a few months ago. The formal meetings only lasted a month or so because it was getting too hard to for all of us to get together during lunch once a week. I started it because my friends expressed interest in having a setting to […]