I never did High School biology. The reason for myreticence in the area, other than a desire to learn Chemistry, was that I hated the very idea of dissection. Something wells up in me when I’m called on to take the stuff that should be inside something into the outside, separating things from the living thing that was … Continue reading Beware of Dissecting Living things
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us … Continue reading Love is more real than we think.
*This is a cross-post with Truth seekers, where I am also known to post from time to time* So. Someone tells me they are an atheist, and I say they need to back up the positive claim that God does not exist, and then they tell me "oh, I'm a weak atheist, I just lack … Continue reading Watermelon on the Brain (or why Atheism is NOT a lack of belief in God)
One of the problems I've tended to have with materialism is how it seems to place into my own (subjective) mind (actually brain... and hence render them largely delusional as it relate to the universe itself). This isn't only the case with my religious ideas, but also the ideas I have of good and evil, and … Continue reading Is it really beautiful?
So this morning I again ran into the issue of fan death in Korea through a facebook comment, and I had a chance to reflect on my experience... A quick explanation: Fan death is the belief that if a person on a hot day closes off their room and falls asleep with a fan pointed … Continue reading Humility and the Triumph of (Over)Confidence
Many people on the blogosphere have been commenting on the statements of Brit Hume on Fox News Sunday, where he said essentially that Tiger Woods should turn to faith in Jesus Christ. Now, most will recognize that I would agree with that statement (though I might quibble with Hume's phrasing). I agree that Buddhism is … Continue reading Is Brit Hume out of line?
One of the main topics dealt with on this blog is Religion, and especially Christianity. Now, I do not expect all (or even most) of my readers to agree with me on this topic. It's a highly debated one. That said, I have noticed a disturbing trend when it comes to this topic as its … Continue reading A Word on Using Logic