Monthly Archives: June 2011

Problems with Kant’s Categorical Imperative

In his book Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, philosopher Immanuel Kant gives a succinct definition of his basis for morals, which he calls the categorical imperative. Kant states “There is, therefore, only a single categorical imperative and it is … Continue reading

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The 10,000-year clock

There is a group that is building a clock which is designed to run for 10,000 years. You can read about it here, and their website is here. The clock is being funded by a billionaire, and designed and built … Continue reading

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Why Is The Church Ineffective? J. P. Moreland Answers, “Love God With All Your Mind”

An absolutely great lecture from J. P. Moreland that should be mandatory listening for everyone. You can find two versions of it, one given to the general public (here) and one delivered to a university audience (here). Moreland challenges the … Continue reading

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Wherefore Art Thou, Art?

I was a member of a Christian acting group for nine years. We were led by a team of people with experience, and we worked very hard at what we did. On one occasion, we had a series of training … Continue reading

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Cisco Systems Intolerant?

A recent event at Cisco Systems appears to be a very good example of how tolerance rules are being abused, ironically being used to exclude some opinions and promote others. You can read about the event here.  It would appear … Continue reading

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The God Gene: John Cleese Version

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List of Self-Refuting Statements

Here is a list of self-refuting statements which I have shamelessly borrowed from my friend John Ferrer’s page on Facebook. A self-refuting statement is a statement which if true, contradicts what it means. A self-refuting statement is nonsense, being an … Continue reading

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