004: Science vs God– Are we all here by Chance?

Science vs religion and the paradoxes of naturalism

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Something radical happened to me when I was 16 years old at Argo High School. My science teacher, Ms Moon began to talk about human evolution, she talked about, in so many words how we human beings, like other forms of life, have developed from aboriginal unicellular life by way of such mechanisms as natural […]

Speaking with the Devil

Panel Discussion with Marvel's Daredevil

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“Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed.”  -GK Chesterton.  An amazing thing happened! I flew into New York last week to be on a panel discussion with some of the creators of Marvel’s hit Daredevil Netflix series.  It […]

003: The Danger of Reading the Bible: How to revitalize your devotions

Podcast 3: Revitalize your quite times or they will kill your spirit

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Do your devotions ever become monotonous, dull, repetitive and painful?  You are not alone. Something needs to change otherwise your prayer life and spiritual life in general can become a burden rather than a joy. This podcast addresses this issue. EM Bounds said that  “Prayer is the easiest and hardest of all things. It is the simplest and the most […]

002: Three Questions that we cannot ignore

Podcast 2: The Three Questions to Engage Culture

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There are three main questions we need to address to make sense of the world.  These three will be discussed in this podcast.  A few months ago, I had this conversation, “How can you be thankful? You are an atheist!”  This is what I said, with a smile,  to a friend of mine who told me […]

001: The Un-Examined life is boring!

Podcast 1 : an Introduction to philosophy

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Socrates said that “The unexamined life is not worth living”  Is yours an examined life?  Is what we believe about life, meaning, death, God, immorality, truth, justice, morality, sex and freedom, to name a few, true?  This is my first official Podcast :)It is a segment of my lecture, “Introduction to Philosophy,” in particular Plato’s Cave. In […]

Justice is blind but philosophically painful

Review and commentary on the insightful series DAREDEVIL : Season 1

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“Do you believe in the devil Father?” These are just few of the questions and issues that the Netflix series DareDevil address.  It has superb cinematography, brilliant acting and is an over all philosophically stimulating series! I invited my film critic cousin Sammer Sweis to join me in the review of this intoxicating new show! […]

How not to debate!

1O Commandments of Logic

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I was meeting a fellow professor who said he was having a hard time with people who do not read the literature outside of their own peer group on Climate Change.  As we talked–the topic of creation came up and he basically said he will not engage the evidence for God. Ironic? Yes. He said […]

Reader Survey 2016

Help me create content that serves you best!!

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I want to make sure my blog serves your needs and address issues you are concerned about too. Would you please take a few minutes to fill out the survey? Just goto https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/G3JPBYN  By doing so, you will ultimately be helping yourself. Why? Because you will be helping me create blogs that are amazingly relevant! Your input […]

Am I more than my body? The error of Descartes

Was Descartes wrong? Giving a more holism account of human personhood

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The body of Rene Descartes was found in the Chicago river yesterday.  The body of Aristotle is in room 343.  Why do we not say, Aristotle is in room 343? Or that Descartes was found in the river?  Unless they are more than their bodies. Maybe our use of this language is a clue to our nature. Without much objection from […]