Category Archives: Philosophy

Chick-Fil-A, Free Speech, and Gay Rights

Dan Cathy, the CEO of Chick-Fil-A, is against gay marriage.  His worldview is one that is shaped by religious, and more specifically Biblical, ideology.  He recently made public, his views on the matter, saying:   “I think we are inviting … Continue reading

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Nationalism: A New Prejudice

Nationalism, as an idea, is an ambiguous word.  On the surface it seems like a word meant to convey a form of patriotism;  something benign, virtuous, and ultimately, something worth becoming.  A closer examination of what it means to be … Continue reading

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Dissident Nuns?

The recent reaction by the Vatican to an association of American nuns, for “spending too much time on poverty and social justice concerns”, reinforces many of the points I’ve been expressing about organized religion.  Just when a believer argues that … Continue reading

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The Need For Free Expression

Recent governmental attacks against journalists as a response to revelations of government malfeasance, as conveyed by whistle-blowers, should be a serious concern to all of us. Freedom of thought, voiced and placed into action by the freedom of expression, is … Continue reading

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On Language

The problem of language and where it comes from is an issue that is in a state of constant evolution.  The answers to the question of a language faculty, inherent in our brain, elude us still.  Early scholarship was predominantly one-sided on … Continue reading

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Nietzsche and Truth

A friend of mine and I were recently discussing Frederich Nietzsche and his perspectives on truth.  It seems, from our point of view, that in any given scenario presented in life, truth is not limited to singular responses or actions.  … Continue reading

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