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Faith is Reasonable: Faith is Rational

Many discuss faith and reason without providing precise and accurate definitions. Faith is reliance. Faith cannot be relied on (not if we are speaking precisely). So, faith does not rely on evidence or lack or evidence. If I see a … Continue reading

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On Gargoyles by G.K. Chesterton

ALONE at some distance from the wasting walls of a disused abbey I found half sunken in the grass the grey and goggle-eyed visage of one of those graven monsters that made the ornamental water-spouts in the cathedrals of the … Continue reading

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The Virtue and Necessity of Prejudice and Inequality

“The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.” Bertrand Russell             Ideas control the world. They guide human decisions. They tell us what decisions are available and which ones are … Continue reading

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Reason and Religion- According to Hodge

1st. Reason is the primary revelation God has made to man, necessarily presupposed in every subsequent revelation of whatever kind. Originally posted 2011-12-03 16:44:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Social Reform versus Birth Control by G.K. Chesterton

The real history of the world is full of the queerest cases of notions that have turned clean head-over-heels and completely contradicted themselves. The last example is an extraordinary notion that what is called Birth Control is a social reform … Continue reading

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Limits of the Human Mind: According to Voltaire

LIMITS OF THE HUMAN MIND: Voltaire’s Philosophical Dictionary Someone asked Newton one day why he walked when he wanted to, and how his arm and his hand moved at his will. He answered manfully that he had no idea. “But at … Continue reading

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The Return of the Angels by G. K. Chesterton

I write these remarks with one great hope, that of arousing controversy. It is really a singular matter that amid all the talk of the great work of physical science and its alleged victory over religious dogmatism, no one has … Continue reading

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Of Truth by Sir Francis Bacon

What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be, that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And though … Continue reading

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Compulsory Education and the Monkey Trial by G. K. Chesterton

My remarks last week about the Dayton controversy were written just before, though they were published just after, the sensational news of the sad death of Mr. Bryan. Originally posted 2011-10-18 10:52:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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The Perversion of Religion

Atheists often discuss religion in vague terms and with unfounded definitions and assumptions. If you type in “Religion is” into Google, the first page of results will yield many sites entitled “Religion is Bullshit”. This article will show why this … Continue reading

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