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Quotes for the Day 020716

Today’s quotes come from the world-renowned analytic philosopher, Alvin Plantinga. Plantinga is  the John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, and the inaugural holder of the Jellema Chair in Philosophy at Calvin College. 130 more words

Religion

Thomas More, John Morton and Richard III

(by Annette Carson)

On the matter of sources that are usually cited for the origin of Richard III’s blackened reputation, it occurs to me that I’ve done quite a lot of reading lately around Thomas More’s influential… 820 more words

Bankruptcy & Science

The person who appeases Philosophy in matters of logic, is the person who got bankrupt in the first place in Science.

Ibrahim Ibrahim

Philosophy

Trust in the Lord

Proverbs 3:5-6

Your action: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart.

trusting someone with all of your heart is hard enough.

trusting someone you cannot see, even harder. 387 more words

Rhetoric and Propaganda

In my post on rhetoric  I went through Aristotle’s breakdown of Logos, Ethos and Pathos. Where logos is the argument, or reasoned argument. Pathos is the emotional wrapping and ethos is the character of the speaker. 225 more words

Logic

When did feeling become more important than thinking?

As I go about my daily life, I constantly hear people talking about their feelings. Only, they are doing this when they are making decisions that ought to be made with their minds, not their feelings. 277 more words

LIfe

Beastly Beings

We, as humans, no matter how evolved we become, are animals. We were created to adapt, evolve, and thrive. So much of our existence revolves around drives that are so basic to every animal in the world: food and water, shelter and safety, learning and development, companionship and belonging. 436 more words