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WHO'S A GOOD BOY THEN? (God backwards is dog): The Euthyphro Dilemma

So following on from the last post where I went through a few of the basics of ethics, I thought I would look at one of the first moral quandaries that I came across when studying. 645 more words


INDIANS BEWARE OF JIM: an introduction to basic ideas in ethics

Ethics is the area of philosophy that is chiefly associated with morality (strictly speaking I am dealing with normative ethics in this post, normative ethics being concerned with what we should do). 1,227 more words


"True Believers" and Hell

If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narrow chinks of his cavern. 327 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Yes, Richard Dawkins, some of us think in absolutist terms.

Tuesday morning of the previous week, Richard Dawkins tweeted “Date rape is bad. Stranger rape at knifepoint is worse. If you think that’s an endorsement of date rape, go away and learn how to think.” 671 more words

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Theology, Science, and Critical Discourse (Part 3)

We finally arrive at Ernst Troeltsch and his engagement with a multifaceted and problematic relationship between theology and social science. In parts 1 and 2… 1,444 more words

Humble Bravado

“The infallibility of the messenger and the message does not guys rented the infallibility of our reception. Humility is always in order.” -Dallas Willard

This is why I have such a problem with Christians so often harping on the evils of relativism. 169 more words

What Actually Happened on Bastille Day, Anyway?

Today marks the French national holiday of Bastille Day. For those who may not know, Bastille Day commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the fall of the fortress of Bastille on July 14, 1789. 205 more words

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