I don’t mean to be controversial, but the idea of God is not a good thing. Having a supreme being punishing you and also rewarding you for mistakes and successes. Why do we need two people doing such? For example, your boss at work and God, both can punish you and reward you. But, here’sContinue reading “Faith”

Ancient Thinking

Here is my review of a book I was required to read. I think some of you will find it interesting. It’s on Ancient Philosophy. I give a generalized statement.

Gods Plan?

I’m proposing a discussion; NOTE: Feel free to comment! “If a man wrote the Bible, the Church was founded by man. How can we truly know what God thought, his plans, and whether he actually would agree with the Bible? After it all, it wasn’t written by God or promoted, Jesus Christ, his son promotedContinue reading “Gods Plan?”

The whole is more than the sum of its parts

A quote from Aristotle – Aristotle is my favorite philosopher. I agree with him. It makes sense. “The whole is more than the sum of its part.” I apply this to life, the idea of life, the concept of living is more than what it’s like living it. The inclination that we humans can createContinue reading “The whole is more than the sum of its parts”

The Big Question

The big question debated among authorities in the Roman Catholic Church, Bishops, Cardinals, theologians, philosophers, and priests are on the ground working in parishes have been thinking about how to deal with the shortages of priests. Should these men be allowed to marry? Many traditional Catholics fear Pope Francis, especially considering his Jesuit background. BishopsContinue reading “The Big Question”

Religion vs. Science, Why You Can’t Compare

We’ve seen books and essays written in favor of science declaring religion invalid and essentially, pseudoscience. We’ve seen some very intelligent people, such as Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris, publish very good critiques of religion. They bring up legitimate concerns with religion. I once was a big follower of these men but realizedContinue reading “Religion vs. Science, Why You Can’t Compare”

My Method of Solace

People who are religious or believe in a spiritual practice of any kind typically have a method of seeking guidance from a particular God of a leader. I’m a Roman Catholic, but my way of believing is a lot different than traditional methods of praying and going to church regularly. My understanding of religion isContinue reading “My Method of Solace”