A Common Sense Argument for a Theocratic Aristocracy

When people hear that I am in favor of a theocratic aristocracy, most people look at me like I'm a crazy person. But, the argument is really simple. Most people are inclined to more foolishness and sinfulness than wisdom and righteousness in this world.  ... Yep, that's about it. ... I'm not sure many would [...]

The Homosexuality Epidemic: A Rebuke to Both Conservative and Liberal Christians

Normally there are two sides in the debate over homosexuality within the Christian church. Usually the conservatives believe the following points: Homosexuality is an abomination. Homosexuality is chosen. Homosexuals can change after repentance. No Christian can be a homosexual. As opposed to that, you have what liberals claim: Homosexuality is not an abomination. Homosexuality is [...]

The Limits of Scientific Knowledge

Imagine the following scenario. You are literally the only human who has ever existed. Let us go even further and say that you are literally the only animal to have ever existed. Imagine, then, that you find yourself in the middle of a desert and discover a fully-functioning flashlight, one which you did not make. You click [...]

La La Land: Music and Nostalgia

** Partial spoilers ahead for La La Land and The Walking Dead (Season 7, Episode 1) ** While in college, one of my favorite philosophy classes was a course named The Nature of Happiness. Is happiness an emotion? Is it a state of flourishing? Is it a measure of pleasure over pain? These were many of the [...]