Often times, when I choose to do the things I want, I often hear people approve by saying: “As long as that makes you happy, then go for it.” I bought that kind of thinking. That is, by making decisions in the pursuit of the easy and accessible pleasures. I mean, who wouldn’t want to… Read More Happiness is the goal?
Beginning in the Renaissance, the belief in the non-existence of a personal God grew in an unprecedented way. Provoked by the methodic doubt of René Descartes, to the attack against the miraculous by David Hume, to the impossibility of attaining a real knowledge (noumena) by Immanuel Kant, to the questioning of the objectivity of language… Read More Has the Gardener showed up?
In marshaling ideas and plans for social reforms, many believed that man is inherently good. Such view was championed by the Enlightenment philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1772-1778). The problem, according to him, is the society – it corrupts man in his own being. In result of that philosophy, Rousseau popularized his own maxim: “Man is born free, and… Read More Good News and the Problem in Man
Few weeks ago, a friend of mine who happens to be a colleague arrived at work at a strange time. At least, strange for me, since he usually arrives for work at around ten in the morning. But on that day, something different happened – he arrived at nine. Our work will last only for… Read More Does God only exist to inspire us?
A year ago, an opportunity opened to me to join a mission trip to another part of the world. Then I asked, “I’ll be on a team that will go to another part of the world?” That looked very exciting, but not until I began to think about how am I going to get there.… Read More God Ahead