T.V. Show Review: Episode 1 A Series of Unfortunate Events

There was a lot of hype around the release of “Series of Unfortunate Events” to Netflix. The beloved book series, “A Series of Unfortunate Events”, has seen adaptation before with serious acting talent attached to it with Meryl Streep, Bill Connolly, and Jim Carey as the evil Count Olaf. I loved the film. I thought … More T.V. Show Review: Episode 1 A Series of Unfortunate Events

On Depression

For many years of my life I had to deal with Depression. It was a deep sinking feeling. An overwhelming helplessness, fighting through a fog. Hopeless. Numb. It was like going through Dante’s version of hell, “abandon all hope all ye who enter here.”, working my through all nine circles to emerge a day or … More On Depression

On Cynicism

A little over a year ago God gave me a very striking image in my head. It was a knight raising his shield against a very large black dragon. The Dragon completely blocked out the sky. He was this tiny tiny dot in comparison. It then opened its mouth and breathed fire on his raised … More On Cynicism

On Faith

There’s a type of rhetoric I don’t like, which makes having faith in G-d seem irrational. It wins by a straw-man by defining faith as weakly as possible.  It goes like this people who have faith in God are delusional because faith is believing in spite of evidence or lack of evidence, belief without evidence … More On Faith

On Reason/Logic

There’s a particular line of thinking that goes “we’re the ones who use logic and reason. The people who oppose us don’t. Therefore we’re right.” There’s various ways of stating this argument. The problem is it’s all rhetoric and no substance. It does nothing to address arguments and everything to distinguish the character of it’s … More On Reason/Logic

Marx’s view of history compared to Hegel and Kant

Marx’s Version of History Compared to Hegel and Kant   German philosophy is crowded with ideas about History. The three thinkers Hegel, Kant and Marx have many overlapping ideas. In particular these three all develop ideas for the point and purpose of history and which way it should go. In comparison they seem to overlap … More Marx’s view of history compared to Hegel and Kant

A Revelatory Perspective on the 2016 Presdential Election

It’s been a long election, a really long election. I don’t know if any  other election has been this long, maybe it’s because I’ve been paying more attention. Maybe because it’s been a complete circus. I’m not sure, but the passage of time has been a slug on a sloth. It’s painful. There’s been a … More A Revelatory Perspective on the 2016 Presdential Election