Category Archives: Uncategorized

Some thoughts about Guardian Angels

Jesus said: See that you do not look down on one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven. ~Matthew 18:10 The notion of Guardian Angels, … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gödel’s incompleteness theorem and intuition

“I don’t think the brain came in the Darwinian manner. In fact, it is disprovable. Simple mechanism can’t yield the brain. I think the basic elements of the universe are simple. Life force is a primitive element of the universe … Continue reading

Posted in Empiricism, Logic, Modality, Rationalism, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Descartes’ Trademark Argument

In the meditations Descartes puts forward two different and sometimes confused (for each other) arguments for the existence of God. In his fifth meditation he offers an interesting version of the Ontological argument, which will later be revised by Leibniz … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Theological reasons for preferring B theory to A theory

William Lane Craig has said that it is tremendously difficult to be a Christian and not be an A theorist, since it poses significant theological problems for the Christian. I have wondered what such theological problems he has in mind, … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Time, Theology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Spinoza on Infinity

“The question of the infinite has universally been found to be very difficult, indeed, insoluble.”[1] Questions of the infinite are notoriously problematic because once one accepts that infinities exist, it seems one runs into contradictions. For instance, Spinoza provides an … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Great Christopher Hitchens

I woke up yesterday to a text message from a friend reading “Christopher Hitchens is dead!!” As the blog-o-sphere is already lighting up with this news, I thought this would be an appropriate time to take a moment and write … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Hitchens, Miscellaneous, Uncategorized | 14 Comments

God, the World, and Possible World Semantics

This should be quick. I was thinking about modality as a constraint on epistemology recently, and I ran into the following issue. First, what I mean by modality as a constraint on epistemology is simply that if something is not … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Conversations with Mormons

Yesterday as I was returning home from work at the end of a long week, I finally ran into two Mormons who had been wanting to speak with me since Tuesday. They had been doing the ’rounds’ on our block … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Miracles and Epistemology

Recently I was invited to be a guest on an atheist podcast with two extremely intelligent hosts; Michael Long and Ben Wallis. The podcast (which originally went by the name “Truly Free”) is called “Goodness over God“. Now, while I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Inaugural post

Seeing as this is to be the first of many posts to come I thought I would take this opportunity to talk about why I am bothering to blog at all and what I hope will come of it. First … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment