Tag Archives: Truth

A Right To Happiness

We thus advance towards a state of society in which not only each man but every impulse in each man claims carte blanche. And then, though our technological skill may help us survive a little longer, our civilization will have … Continue reading

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Legalise and Christianity

On this first Sunday of Lent, I feel I should write something suitably related. I penciled the title for this post in September last year but wrote no notes as I normally would so I don’t remember what I specific … Continue reading

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Truth & Division

The big news this weekend is the Nunes Memo was released after being spoken of for much of last month as a potential bombshell. I read it yesterday morning when I woke up and confess to being initially underwhelmed. As … Continue reading

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Mistaken Self-Importance

I recently read Fooled By Randomness which was the first book in what became Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s Incerto. I am eagerly anticipating his new book which comes out next month and if you do actually read here, you will know I’m … Continue reading

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Some commentary on ‘The Brothers Karamazov’

I just finished reading this book last Thursday morning and I feel I should write something about it but I’m not sure quite what. As such I am just going to write a potpourri of my thoughts. Both this and … Continue reading

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Standards of Evidence

Suppose I were to tell you that I didn’t believe the theory of evolution. After getting past your initial incredulity you might as why that is, given all the evidence and scientific research that has been done.  I would respond … Continue reading

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Telling the Truth & Winning Arguments

Something I’ve been encouraged to consider recently is whether being right or being honest is more important. Now these two things should be the same thing but that’s not the world we live in now; if it ever has been. … Continue reading

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