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Are We Any Longer Human?

“If God does not exist… everything is permitted.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“Desecration is a kind of defence against the sacred, an attempt to destroy its claims.” 1,790 more words

Essays

On the Self-Defeating Nature of Modern Social Science

I really like Social Science books. I find them fascinating and, usually, helpful. But more and more I am realizing that they can be self-defeating. 581 more words

Christianity

The Brilliance of CS Lewis

Lately I’ve been looking for a single author to be my somewhat life study. I’ve considered John Piper, whom has greatly shaped my life. I’ve also considered Abraham Kuyper. 531 more words

The artificial womb and the Sexual Revolution

Writing at the Gospel Coalition website, Alastair Roberts analyzed recent news about the development of an artificial womb. While this technology may undermine arguments for abortion, he writes, it also has the potential to reinforce the logic of the Sexual Revolution. 161 more words

Modern World

"CUTTING DOWN JUNGLES AND IRRIGATING DESERTS"--C. S. LEWIS ON THE TEACHER'S TASK

C. S. Lewis was one of the greatest Christian apologists of the twentieth century, and I have long appreciated many of his better known popular works. 1,114 more words

C. S. Lewis

Post-Modernism Has An Intellectual Successor, And It Isn't Post-Truth

I first saw the phrase “post-truth” appear during our recent election cycle and since then it seems to have gained a lot of popularity, becoming a sort of short-hand for the global socio-econo-political bubble that, right or left, we all sense is about to burst on us. 1,431 more words

Bacon and Rousseau go to college

Following Irving Babbitt and connecting his work to C.S. Lewis’s later Abolition of Man, Robert Koons portrays the modern university’s incoherent curriculum as descending from the anti-teleological scientific approach of Francis Bacon and the sentiment-based morality of Rousseau. 399 more words

Modern World