December 2011

Nihilism and Meaning

'Nihilism’ is based on the Latin word for `nothing’: nihil.  Nihilism is used for a lot of positions in philosophy…  that there is nothing at all; that we know nothing at all; that there are no moral principles at all, and virtually any other position that could be framed with the word `nothing’.  But the most common use, and what we'll explore today, is nihilism as the view that nothing we do, nothing we create, nothing we love, has any meaning or value whatsoever.

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What would Jesus do?

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What’s to be done?. A blog for Christmas

Topoi provides an excellent expression of a view of philosophy that I share:

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Is it wrong to wreck the earth?

This week's topic is, ``Is it wrong to wreck the earth?” 

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To Forgive and Forget

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