In honor of the OSU Buckeyes’ continued dominance, please enjoy my recent essay from Partially Examined Life. Whole volumes could be written, whole volumes have been written, about the ethics of American college football, a[…]
Please enjoy this repost of the continuation of my 2004 essay: “Kierkegaard’s Narrative” Even without the religious and spiritual dimension that was the ultimate foundation of Kierkegaard’s work, the narrative he inspired continues to garner[…]
For many people, the main appeal of George Lucas’ “Star Wars” movies is the “Jedi Way,” the philosophy/religion that guides the mystical Jedi knights. But where does this philosophy come from, and does it hold up under scrutiny?
It’s rare for me to do an opinion piece, and I’m in dangerous waters on this one –tackling one of America’s most explosive issues with a position guaranteed to anger everyone. Nevertheless, I feel this[…]
The “God of the Gaps” argument –that God is the explanation for all the things we don’t (yet) understand –is more popular among atheists than believers, because of its apparent weaknesses. Yet is it as[…]