In the previous post, we laid out a quick review of the first five chapters of the book entitled Counter Culture by David Platt. Now, for the second part, we are going to tackle its remaining chapters. In the sixth chapter, Platt tackles one of the most burning and divisive issue – the marriage debate.… Read More Book Review: Counter Culture: Following Christ in an Anti-Christian Age Pt. 2
“The world has gone mad,” one might think. But the reality is that it has been like this since the beginning. Although it seems to me that the problem may manifest or penetrate in different forms of issues, but nonetheless the same reality of the past, namely brokenness in different aspects of life, present itself to us. For… Read More Book Review: Counter Culture: Following Christ in an Anti-Christian Age Pt. 1
The ball is on the court of the gender debate. To be more specific, it is on the issue of gender equality. On one hand, that’s the pressure. When the word equality is being used, the issue is more likely to be controversial. But on the other hand, who can blame anyone? Especially when the same word… Read More A thought experiment on the “gender discrimination” slogan
Do we need to have a sufficient evidence in order to believe something to be the case? Is it irrational to believe anything on insufficient evidence? Philosopher W. K. Clifford (1845-1879) argued it to be case, and called it the ethics of belief. “It is wrong always, everywhere and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence” (Clifford… Read More It is irrational to believe anything on insufficient (or the lack) evidence?
Existentialism is one the most celebrated and promoted school of thought in the area of philosophy, humanities, and in the liberal arts. It started in the late 19th up to the 20th century, and was considered as a revolt or reaction against Hegelian philosophy, positivism, and rationalism, for these thoughts only focus on the object of the study… Read More Three things we can learn from Søren Kierkegaard