Tag: morality

Words to Live By

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When I’m not immersed in blog-related activities I spend a fair bit of screen time on a mental health forum where people generously support and comfort one another during times of distress. The way I would describe it is that it’s like Facebook, but… Continue Reading “Words to Live By”

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

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One of the toughest problems in the study of both philosophy and theology is the so-called ‘problem of evil’ (also referred to as the theodicy problem). The problem can be formulated in a variety of ways, but is normally considered in terms of a… Continue Reading “Why Does God Allow Suffering?”

On Good and Evil

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I believe that God, being boundless, pervades the entirety of creation and animates all action, including human action,┬áthe movement of our bodies’ cells, the movement of planets, and all other activity both in the microcosm and the macrocosm. Some obvious questions arise when one… Continue Reading “On Good and Evil”

What is Scepticism?

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Welcome to another instalment of quick-fire philosophy! Every Friday we take a brief look at the life and thought of an important philosopher from history, and I offer a few reflections on their ideas. Today we’re looking at Sextus Empiricus, a Roman Sceptic philosopher… Continue Reading “What is Scepticism?”

Christian Morality and AI

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The world in which we live today is so different in many ways to the world that the authors of the Christian Scriptures inhabited. This being so, Christians must continually reinterpret the moral lessons of the Bible so that we can heed their guidance… Continue Reading “Christian Morality and AI”