Currently I am reading a fairly good book about child-rearing, The Whole-Brained Child. It is not a bad book. It has some interesting points to make about how our brains work, especially our childhood brains, and it is giving me some… Read moreDo Brains Know Right from Wrong?
Critical Theory can be defined in two ways, one narrow and one more broad.Narrowly, Critical Theory refers to a continental philosophy that emerged primarily in between WWI and WWII, and then developed in the post-WWII era finding its fullest expression… Read moreWhat is Critical Theory?
No human prediction is ever 100% accurately realized, in every single detail. However, speculation about the future is part of the warp and woof of all human intellectual life. Therefore, it is my contention here that western Christians in the… Read moreThe Ever Shifting Sands: Should Christian Apologists Forget about Targeting Atheistic Naturalism?
It seems that laws today are generally regarded as far less serious than in previous generations. That there is a sort of lawlessness or casual disregard for laws has become part of the fabric of our western culture. The rebel is… Read moreWhy Obey Laws?
Democracy and Afghanistan In my two previous posts in this series, here and here, I wrote indirectly about the idea of just action during war (Jus in bello) and just cause leading up to war (Jus ad bellum). First, I implied… Read moreNot against Flesh and Blood – Part III: Democracy in Afghanistan and the Human Heart