England: Humanists Try to Block Catholic School Founding

By Jon|April 16, 2012|Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary|

I think many times we have the benevolent impression that we are given from humanists: “We want the best for mankind without worrying about an afterlife. Let's focus on improving the world now.” Now of course not all humanists are the same but in England, where they are more militant, I'm starting to think they are…  Two of the most central humanist principles are liberty and reason (usually in the

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How Things Can Be Large and Small at the Same Time

By Jon|March 23, 2012|Faith and Reason, Philosophy|

All is relative…relatively objective that is. Whether things are small or large doesn't matter because these are descriptors. They words that we invented. Things are the size that they are despite whether we can wrap our heads around them with words whose meaning can change based on context. This sounds like common sense because it is. But you would be surprised how many people don't have common sense.Take a look….http://htwins.net/scale2/scale2.swf?bordercolor=white 

Summary of the Theories of Truth

By test|March 13, 2012|Enlightenment, Modern Philosophy, Philosophy, to be moved|

What is truth? I thought it would be good to take a step back and review what truth is in the most general sense. Welcome to philosophy! As simple as that sounds, believe it or not, many people disagree, and there are at least five different views on what truth is. Since every decision we make is affected by what we consider to be true, obviously this is going to

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