Came across this quote on free speech. Good to remember the wisdom: “The marketplace of ideas holds that the truth […]
Tag Archive for ‘philosophy’
As I am preparing to teach a class on Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of those major thinkers I’ve admired for […]
Books & Beliefs
A fairly simple rule of thumb that proves its wisdom in any age: “When I find in people narrow religion, […]
What is Humanism?
I mostly identify as a Freethinker. That seems the most positive way of expressing my non-theistic, non-supernaturalist views. Yes, I […]
If you’re interested in this kind of thing, pushing back on some of the foggy theological thinking out there, you […]
Honest Search for Truth?
This thought has been firing the synapses in my head the last few days: So much religious faith begins (and […]
I respect the wisdom I find in much Buddhist teaching. But we don’t even need Buddhism to teach us that […]
The Gospel of Socrates
Ancient thought, relevant for today. “The Gospel of Socrates” I first read Plato in an introductory Philosophy class in the […]
Who’s a Better Parent than God?
Having raised a daughter and observed parents do all kinds of “interesting” parenting over the years, I have a few […]