Revisiting C.S. Lewis on the Dangers of Scientism

C.S. Lewis on materialistic thoughts; Consequences for Our Thought-Processes and Philosophies of Truth… ‘If the solar system was brought about by an accidental collision, then the appearance of organic life on this planet was also an accident, and the whole evolution of Man was an accident too. If so, then all our present thoughts are… Read More Revisiting C.S. Lewis on the Dangers of Scientism

Who to Blame?

Don’t be so smart, be wise. Pride goes before a fall. Symptoms may include: Painful Pox which reportedly scar the face and infected body parts lastingly, most commonly the face, mouth, penis / urethra, anus… (Source: WGBH Boston 98.7, 8.1.22) — WSJ: Monkeypox Patients Report Excruciating Pain and Lack of Guidance as U.S. Cases Mount… Read More Who to Blame?

The Falls of Albert Camus

In his novella, The Fall, the French philosopher and novelist Albert Camus stops lamenting for a moment social injustice as well as the “meaninglessness” and “absurdity” of an empty Nietzschean universe in general, and turns instead to biography, specifically to his own cruelty.  Camus was a notorious, even “obsessive,” womanizer. But in time it got more complicated… Read More The Falls of Albert Camus

The Faustian Face of Modern Science

Understanding the Epistemological Foundations of Scientific Totalitarianism by Phillip D. Collins 2009 Scientific totalitarianism is certainly not a new topic in the halls of political science and history. Given its bloody legacy of democide (i.e., state-sanctioned genocide, mass murder, and politicide) and its prolific spread throughout the world, scientific totalitarianism remains a preoccupying sociopolitical phenomenon… Read More The Faustian Face of Modern Science

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, The Philosophy of Science

outlook “The Philosophy of Science challenges a fundamental facet of the modern outlook: that science as such can answer ultimate questions about ourselves, the universe, and God. Disdaining mere discussion or mordant criticism of purely scientific conclusions, Sheen opens science to a realm of thought commonly diminished at best and denigrated at worst: the metaphysical.… Read More Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, The Philosophy of Science