If we are to have any sort of moral system, there must be a distinct notion of self, independent of what I do...
Merry Christmas! I'm hoping that you will have a wonderful and relaxing day with your family celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. If you're curious if I actually believe that old-timey stuff, the stuff about the virgin birth, Bethlehem, the manger, the angels and the shepherds, and this baby named Jesus, who was both God … Continue reading The Second Advent
With the end of the year fast approaching, I will inevitably be posed the question - “Dallas what did you learn this year?” This is usually not an easy question, as I’ve found myself to be a slow learner. But maybe with this being a year of profound change, featuring nights I felt I had … Continue reading It Starts With Me
On Friday we discussed the miraculous progress modernity has made in ending the great evils of the world. This is in large part fueled by the amazing sophistication of our technology, and the coming of the digital age. The state of modern technology is absolutely amazing. I have a personal computer in my pocket with … Continue reading We Need to Talk About the Future
The plenty and peace of the modern world is a miracle unimageable for our forefathers. In a world prone to pessimism, about today and tomorrow, we ought to remember that.