Neo-paganism is very common today, but does it make sense of the world around us? I explain where it falls short and how to correct it.
Postmodernism is incredibly common, but does it make sense of the world around us? I explain where it falls short and how to correct it.
Scientism is a common philosophy today, but does it make sense of the world around us? I explain where it falls short and how to correct it.
Materialism is a common philosophy today, but does it make sense of the world around us? I explain where it falls short and how to correct it.
Naturalism has valid concerns and some major errors. In this podcast, I discuss where naturalists go right and where they go wrong.
I'll discuss the golden mean in reference to objective and subjective reality. We'll look at where the excesses and defects in our understandings of these two ideas are.
In today's episode, I want to talk more about the marriage of object and subject in the human person, and what that means.
Join me as I discuss subjective reality and how we encounter the world through personal experience, showing how it's not relativism.
Here's what I think we can learn from the Death of Socrates as it's described by Plato in the Euthyphro, Apology, Phaedo, and Crito.
A major problem I see in our society is that we've divorced objective reality and subjective experience. Here, I try to piece them together.
If you want to read Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae, but don't know where to start. Peter Kreeft's A Shorter Summa is where to start.
In this episode, I talked to John Timaeus of Modernity Has Fallen about epistemology, rationality, and the failures of modernity. John writes about these issues on his blog. As a software developer and mathematician, John understands problem solving, and is able to show how we've gone wrong. So, we discussed how in our modern world we don't know how we come to truth. Then, we looked back at how we came to know what is true in the past. Last, we discussed how our extreme problem solving can never run out of problems to solve - and might even create more.
I wrote this poem a while back. And, with the pursuit of truth being so important, I thought I would share it. I believe
Lewis' Screwtape Letters is a great read for people of all ages, at least from middle school on. It is the tale of two demons, an older and a younger trying to tempt a man to bring him to Hell. And, the older demon is advising his nephew on how to do this successfully. You'll see all the subtle ways that demons can tempt you and pull your attention away from where it should be.