Category Archives: Philosophy

Wikipedia – Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. It is distinguished from other ways of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument. The word “philosophy” comes from the Greek φιλοσοφία (philosophia), which literally means “love of wisdom”.

Can atheists see beauty?

I love, or hate actually, when Christians like to point out that I can’t possibly respect the beauty that’s all around us.  How could I feel awe while looking up at the sky, or at our Grand Canyon, or at my child’s birth.  I can’t possibly understand how glorious these things are.  How ignorant a claim that you Read the rest of this entry

Global Warming: It’s real, and we’re to blame

Global Warming.  Man, just saying that makes me want to check over my shoulder.  Such a naughty word these days.  It single-handedly causes more angst in people than most other topics.  Even more so than Read the rest of this entry

Why National Day of Reason?

Today’s Rant is brought to you by, Roy Speckhardt, Executive Director of the American Humanist Association. Read the rest of this entry

Facebook adds Organ Donor statuses

Facebook has announced that it has added the ability for it’s users to share that they are an organ donor.  I could scoff at the idea and ask the question of why; or I could simply be happy about this taboo topic becoming, well, not so taboo. Read the rest of this entry

After you’re dead, it’s too late!

Why?

That’s all. A single word that makes a single question, but I find it compelling. Read the rest of this entry