There is little to no doubt that the average reader of this site will be familiar with the term “predestination.” And if the reader is familiar with the term, there … Continue reading Predestination & Catholic Dogma
Episteme; or, How We Know What We Can and Do Know, as Well as What We Can’t
We have already, in a previous post (link here), considered whether, ontologically speaking, reality is objective or subjective in nature—that is, whether reality is an external “stubborn fact,” so to … Continue reading Episteme; or, How We Know What We Can and Do Know, as Well as What We Can’t
An Absurd Death (Penalty)
Political tradition has long called for the death of those who have committed heinous crimes; murder, forgery, and social disruption—all have had the penalties of death at some point in … Continue reading An Absurd Death (Penalty)
Philosophy & The Angelic Priest
Being born in medieval Italy to an aristocratic family in the year 1225 AD, St Thomas studied first at the Abbey of Monte Cassino, then at the University of Naples, … Continue reading Philosophy & The Angelic Priest
Another Spin With Spinoza
Due to the amount of discussion generated—both in agreement and dissension—from the article entitled “10 Problems with Spinoza’s God,” I have decided a more in-depth and explicit version of it … Continue reading Another Spin With Spinoza
The First Way
Perhaps the most famed logical proof of all for the existence of God is the so-called “argument from motion.” Although originating from Aristotle, the argument in its most popular and fully … Continue reading The First Way
On the Soul
What is death? Now, “death” is a word which has senses—and each of these senses have related and similar but ultimately differing meanings. When we die, we do not die in the … Continue reading On the Soul
For the past few days I’ve been working on a side project for this website. I’m now happy to announce that it’s ready to be released! If you click the … Continue reading Free Books!
Who Should Catholics Vote for?
With the US presidential election drawing nearer, it seems appropriate to address who a Catholic in good standing can or cannot vote for. Regarding this issue, Church guidelines fall under two … Continue reading Who Should Catholics Vote for?
Justified: A War of Reason
War, in the Catholic view, can be a good—not in and of itself, but by virtue of its end goal, so long as the means of it are within … Continue reading Justified: A War of Reason