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A New Theology: Part IV- The Gnostic Lens

The reality is that I write A LOT. I’m sure this New Theology seems somewhat perplexing. That’s understandable. But this is only my musings on how to rethink normal theology. 1,592 more words

Mystery of Life

“The schematicism by which our understanding deals with the phenomenal world … is a skill so deeply hidden in the human soul that we shall hardly guess the secret trick that Nature here employs.”-Immanuel Kant

Jesus and Kant on Ethics

Deontology is a position in the philosophy of ethics where one believes that morality is primarily derived from our moral obligations and duties. This is different from utilitarianism, which argues that morality is derived from the results our actions create. 471 more words


Konsekvencialismus a Deontologie

Jednou z hlavních součástí filozofie je etika a jednou z hlavních součástí etiky je takzvaná normativní etika. O co jde? V podstatě právě o obecně nejrozšířeněji známou část etiky, jež zkoumá, za jakých okolností by měl člověk jak konat, aby jeho činy bylo možno považovat za morálně správné –  a naopak, za jakých okolností jsou činy morálně nepřípustné. 2,064 more words


Dumbing It Down

When I was hired in 1968 to start a philosophy program and coordinate a required Freshman course called “Ideas In Flux” at a brand new state college in Minnesota I had high hopes. 890 more words

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Why Shouldn’t We Compel Them to Come In? Locke, the Enlightenment, and the Debate over Religious Toleration, by Nicholas Jolley

Most people in the West today unreflectively accept the need for religious toleration. Of course, if pressed, they will admit that toleration, like freedom of speech, can’t be absolute; there must be some limits. 1,110 more words