January 2011 archive

The Argument from Empiricism

  This article will briefly examine empiricism not only within the context of epistemology, but also its relevance in the sparring grounds of modern atheism and religion and the intimate connection the debate has to modern scientific reasoning.  In essence, empiricism is one of the few schools of thought in recent history that has been …

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Atheism in Society: Discrimination and Misunderstandings

Governor Bentley portrait

At his recent inauguration, Alabama governor Dr. Robert Bentley, M.D., stated that those who were not Christians were not his “brothers and sisters”: “Now I will have to say that, if we don’t have the same daddy, we’re not brothers and sisters. So anybody here today who has not accepted Jesus Christ as their savior, I’m telling …

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Why yes… I did just use math in my Christian Spirituality class.

attend a Catholic school where I am required by the administration to participate in one theology course each semester. At the end of my Christian Spirituality class last semester, I was asked to choose a symbol of my spirituality and write a paper explaining this decision. The following is an adaptation of my response. Symbol: …

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Church of the Godless: The Ethical Society of St. Louis

Church of the Godless exterior

As I was enjoying my time back in my hometown of St. Louis over the winter break from my studies at Boston University, I was driving westbound down Clayton Road from Downtown when I noticed just past the Galleria a building that appeared like a futuristic chapel or church. It bore the standard marquee sign …

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