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From Our Fathers

One of the things that amazed me when we first moved from Minnesota to Tennessee was the history I found here. For a while, my small company rented…

A Piece of Life

The following exchange happened between an unidentified questioner, and an Indian yogi and mystic called Jaggi Vasudev, who is more commonly known as Sadhguru. The questioner asks, “We…

On Human Decency

Author Christopher Hitchens was brilliant with a turn of phrase. In that sense, I often think of him as the C. S. Lewis of antitheism; charming, clever, intelligent,…

Is Wrong Wrong? (Intro)

Introduction I was recently talking with a colleague about an iterative question-asking technique called the “5 Whys” which was developed by Sakichi Toyoda. This tactic is used by…

Is Wrong Wrong? (Part 1)

17 Years Later The classroom was quiet save for the occasional shuffling of papers. Professor Harris was tapping away on his laptop as the class of forty or…

Is Wrong Wrong? (Part 2)

(A short story. Continued from Part 1.) “Well, that’s a pretty big leap!” said Professor Harris. “So here’s my question for you, John: Is there an objective moral…

Is Wrong Wrong? (Part 3)

(A short story. Continued from Part 2.) The professor shrugged in agreement as the class took a moment to process it all. A young bearded student in a…

Is Wrong Wrong? (Part 4)

(A short story. Continued from Part 3.) Amanda asked, “But what about environmental morality or animal cruelty? Those things don’t have anything to do with the value of…

An Existential Conundrum

This horrific Waffle House shooting is a textbook example of why we need reasonable gun laws. It’s also is a textbook example of why gun laws aren’t the…

On Moral Freedom

I recently heard a compelling argument on the issue of moral freedom from philosopher Wes Morriston. He was being interviewed on a podcast called Real Atheology, which describes itself…

From Hidden Giants

There’s a Danish artist called Thomas Dambo who created six large recycled sculptures and cleverly hid them in some of his favorite places around his hometown of Copenhagen….

The Problem of Perfection

This is the third in a series of five articles addressing Irish writer Michael Nugent’s “twenty reasons why God seems implausible”, as he explained them in a debate…