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Marxism, Artificial Intelligence, and Postmodernism

I’m going to go a little off-topic today to share something controversial but I think important. Jordan Peterson has made an interesting connection between Marxism, artificial intelligence, and postmodernism in the video interview below. I’m always interested in where we … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

One of my favorites. Deserves a re-post! Beannachtaí na Féile Páraic oraibh! (“St. Patrick’s Day blessings upon you!” in Gaelic)

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How Christendom gave us Secularism

In my last post, it was suggested that I was taking common human experiences, like love, beauty, art, and awe, and assigning them to God. It’s assumed in the accusation that there’s some inviolable separation between them. Interestingly, we owe … Continue reading

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Open up let the light in

The word is…it’s time to shine. Beloved sought out one, all you need to know is… Open up, let the light in! “Arise, shine, for your light has come,     and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. 2 See, darkness covers the earth     and thick darkness is … Continue reading

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David Bentley Hart on Materialism and Naturalism

“Materialism is the philosophical view that the only thing that exists is matter; if anything else, such as mental events, exists, then it is reducible to matter. Naturalism is the system of thought holding that all phenomena can be explained in … Continue reading

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Can philosophy help science and theology?

I’ve talked a lot about the perceived conflict between science and theology before. I say perceived because, as David Bentley Hart put it, the conflict is not because of empirical discoveries but because of cultural presuppositions. And it’s philosophy that … Continue reading

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The myth of secular progress

I’m always amused whenever I hear the popular sentiment, “We’re better off now without religion” boasted by atheists/humanists as they point to prosperous and largely secular European countries today. The following conversation illustrates  beautifully why I think this boast is … Continue reading

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