I was recently debating a philosophical conundrum with some friends, when I realized that something that seemed morally obvious to me was actually considered abominable by others. Something that made me realize that our common understanding of morality may not be nearly as common as I had thought. Some tangential context that sets the stage. … Continue reading Would you get Blood on your Hands to Save a Life?
As a lifelong agnostic, I never thought that I would find myself arguing for the existence of “souls”, much less claiming that I’ve found proof through Philosophical reasoning. And yet, as I consider the alternative, I find myself unable to accept any other conclusion. If we were to assume that human consciousness arises purely out … Continue reading Philosophical Proof for the Human Soul
The Trayvon Martin - George Zimmerman trial has just ended, and the righteous outpouring of outrage is dismaying. Every armchair lawyer in the country has somehow come to the foregone conclusion that the verdict is hopelessly wrong, that Zimmerman is truly guilty, that Zimmerman was some racist who was patrolling the streets looking for a black … Continue reading We Do Not Have All The Answers