Category Archives: Philosophy

Cycles and Stages of Civilization

Cycles and Stages of Civilization – furthers the statement that the Third Stage is dying, that the Fourth Stage cannot replace it, we cannot simply go back, and so we must pave the way for building a Fifth Stage of civilization. Continue reading

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Materialism (Vers. 2.0, Part 6)

“Materialism Part 6” continues the discussion by asking, and answering, What is the Christian worldview? What sets Christianity apart from other world religions? Are the New Atheism and other manifestations of skepticism at all credible? Continue reading

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Materialism (Vers. 2.0, Part 5)

Continuing the discussion of how the materialist worldview has left Western civilization & culture morally adrift, & vulnerable to the forces presently destroying it from within. Continue reading

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Materialism (Vers. 2.0, Part 4)

Materialism (Vers. 2.0, Part 4) continues the discussion begun in Parts 1 – 3, asking whether any secular moral theories are sufficient to thwart modern tendencies toward relativism, nihilism, and abuses of money and power. Continue reading

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“What Is the Point of It All?”

Retired, elderly philosopher Herbert Fingarette (1921 – 2018) ponders death as he faces his, realizing that his previous abstract philosophizing about the subject falls short. Continue reading

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Materialism (vers 2.0., Part 3)

Our discussion continues: what, precisely, is materialism? It is not simply the pursuit of wealth & material goods. It is a comprehensive worldview. It is important to understand this distinction to understand one of the most basic issues our civilization must eventually face. Continue reading

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Comment on Robert Greenleaf Brice, “Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Facts and Our Stubborn Attitude Towards Them” APA Blog, January 21, 2019

Comment intended for the APA Blog in response to article by Robert Greenleaf Brice on “Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Facts and Our Stubborn Attitude Towards Them” Continue reading

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