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Philosophy

Is God necessary for Objective Morality?

In a lot of societies there is the conception that religion deals with leading the moral life. Many religious people will claim that without God there can be no objective morality. In fact, many countries still use the divine commands of God in order to enforce their moral ideas, using the religious texts in order […]

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Book Reviews

The Gay Science by Friedrich Nietzsche

“Do you not see that we’re not there yet?!” the madman shouts out through the streets. People are looking at him with an awkward eye. They laugh because of his weird doing. “He was right! I came back because I was too soon previously but maybe now, I am too late?!” The madman comes to […]

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The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius

*vinyl scratch* “Yep, that’s me, your boy Boethius. You might wonder how I came into this predicament, being locked up in my own home and sentenced to death for being irreligious, while actually being a Christian. Well, the truth is that I don’t even know. But I do know how I accepted my fate. I […]

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Book Reviews

Fear and Trembling by Søren Kierkegaard – Book Review

We could call Kierkegaard the first real existentialist. He was one of the first philosophers to actually ask if there was any inherent meaning in life and concluded we should just put our faith in God, because that will give us meaning. His book Fear and Trembling asks the question if we should completely surrender […]

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Book Reviews

Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche – Book Review

Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most famous philosopher there is, if not nowadays the most famous. Known for introducing that ‘God is dead’, the will to power and the rise of the Superman, Nietzsche has been used to fuel many ideologies of the 20th century for better or for worse (mostly for worse). Beyond […]

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Discussions

The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro – Discussion

The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro is a book about our morality. How did it come to be? What were the influences and how can we regain it? I wrote a review of this book a couple of days ago, check it out for more information. Now I do like the premise of […]

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Book Reviews

The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro – Book Review

Ben Shapiro is a controversial figure in the media. He has a huge following on YouTube and through is news website the Daily Wire. Search YouTube for his name and you’ll find titles like “Ben Shapiro DESTROYS Transgenderism And Pro-Abortion Arguments”. Naturally he peaked my interest and after watching the Joe Rogan Podcast where Shapiro […]

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Book Reviews

East of Eden by John Steinbeck – Book Review

Timshell! Thou Mayest.             That’s the word that shall always ring in my head because of this book. East of Eden is a book which takes the old story of Cain and Abel from the Bible and puts it in the modern day. It is an epic about good and evil, about being a father […]

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Book Reviews

The History of the Bible by John Barton – Book Review

The Bible is still the best sold book ever. It continues to guide, inspire and influence people every single day. Some people devote their whole lives to the study of this one book. The Bible is an important book, if not one of the most important books in western history. As someone who is trying […]