Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Problem with Agnosticism and Atheism…

“Nietzsche…emphatically rejects the idea that we can dispense with Christian moral rules while keeping the remaining infrastructure of Christian morality substantially intact. Get rid of God and life after death, he argues, and you must also give up the ideas … Continue reading

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What are these things we call our “rights?”

“Rights are the moral language of politics.  As Alexis de Tocqueville once put it, “the idea of right is simply that of virtue introduced into the political world.” Rights don’t concern the way we do act; they concern the way … Continue reading

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Interestingly pregnant observations…

“The startling implication of quantum mechanics is that the behaviour of matter is not completely governed by fixed laws and predictable outcomes.”   “In Newtonian physics, space is presumed to stretch without restriction in all directions, and time is presumed to … Continue reading

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