For Better or Worse

Since a child, I have had an interest in biblical knowledge. My mother never took me to church, but I read the Bible on my own as I grew up. Sermons were sometimes frustrating because I felt I wasn't learning enough substance. Sunday morning sermons seemed to be composed of a message to make the … Continue reading For Better or Worse

Pain and Strain

Pain and strain, life is filled with pain and strain. Every day a different measure, every day, uncovered treasure. Everywhere a different path, every day, a sense of wrath. Every night brings dreams of fantasy, actually better than reality. Pain and strain, life is filled with pain and strain. Every day a different cup, every … Continue reading Pain and Strain

Existentialism: The Individual

Existentialism was one of the most influential philosophies of the twentieth century. The starting point of the philosophy is the individual's existence. The world's existence is considered non-sensical and void of an essence; therefore, absurd. Ethics, morality, emotions, ideas, and knowledge stem from the idea of the individual as the foundation. Existentialism differs from other … Continue reading Existentialism: The Individual

Existentialism: Nietzsche and the Death of God

Existentialism is one of the most influential philosophies developed in the nineteenth century. The philosophy intends to discover answers to some of life's most fundamental questions. The how and why of existence? What is existence, and how does our existence relate to the existence of others. Answering these questions assists in knowing each individual learning … Continue reading Existentialism: Nietzsche and the Death of God

Existentialism: WIll to Power/Will of God

Arguably, existentialism is an interesting philosophy. However, one may not necessarily agree with its worldview to appreciate its art. I refer to it as art because, in my view, philosophy is an art in general, and Nietzsche is one of philosophy's artists. Moreover, Nietzsche's will to power is a metaphysical concept. Metaphysics examines the nature … Continue reading Existentialism: WIll to Power/Will of God

Justified Truth Belief in the Existence of God

Concerning knowledge, there are truth claims people believe they know and things they do not know. There is a problem concerning knowledge if people ask themselves what it means to know something and the difference between knowing and not knowing something.  It is therefore insufficient to claim knowledge when one is not aware of what … Continue reading Justified Truth Belief in the Existence of God