Category: Philosophy

An Examination of the Practice of Boasting

A man wearing glasses sat on a sofa writing

“How I sold 20,000 copies of my book in a month!” Have you ever seen a YouTube video or blog post titled in a way similar to the sentence quoted above? Such statements reflect a distorted view of reality, which I would like to… Continue Reading “An Examination of the Practice of Boasting”

God and Judgement

A close-up of a man's handcuffed arms

Welcome to the latest post in my Praise and Prose series, which explores the way in which we use language – particularly in matters of faith and spirituality – and how our language might evolve to better reflect reality. One should never argue against… Continue Reading “God and Judgement”

Ownership and the Fear-Based State

Today’s post is another instalment in my Praise and Prose series, which looks at how the language we use — particularly in matters of faith and spirituality — might evolve in order to better reflect reality. A person may spend 40 years working hard… Continue Reading “Ownership and the Fear-Based State”

I would appreciate it if…

We shouldn’t say “I would appreciate it if you’d do the washing up”, because that is making a factual statement about the future, when in reality the future is uncertain, and you will only appreciate it if God brings to your body and mind… Continue Reading “I would appreciate it if…”

The Presence of God

Welcome to another post in my Praise and Prose series, which looks at how the way in which we use language — especially in matters of faith and spirituality — might develop in order to better reflect the ultimate truth of God’s sovereignty over… Continue Reading “The Presence of God”