Month: February 2014

Was Pascal Wrong?

In some form or another we have all come across Pascal’s Wager. The first time I heard the assertion I was walking out of class with a friend who was a firm believer. We were discussing atheists and how silly it was to not believe in God. I remember my friend saying, “Why would you…

How much did God know?

If you believe in the omnipotent, omnipresent God that I previously believed in during my Catholic days (yes I am an atheist) I would like to put forth an idea. Assuming that God is outside of time (because time is a construct that humans have created to keep track of our fast we can destroy…

Are You Trying To Not Care?

Ahhh not caring. A frowned upon attitude by many, but nevertheless a useful tool in an array of situations. If you are someone who looks at people and ask yourself, “How do they just not care about other people’s opinions?” then listen up. Social media is where I find the behavior that I’m about to…

How Far Would You Go For The Truth?

Can YOU handle the truth? As some may or may not know, Christopher Hitchens was a big influence in my life and in my thinking. He pursued truth (or at least what he saw to be true) relentlessly. This characteristic is something I admire greatly. In the past few years I’ve tried to adopt this…