Ideas have consequences

Before we get into what to do with ideas and viewpoints, we have to establish a foundation of what those are and how they affect the world around us. First of all, let's define worldview. If I were to ask one of you "What is a worldview?" chances are I'd get at least one smart-aleck who... Continue Reading →

Belief is not the death of intelligence

This is an essay I wrote during timed practice for the College Composition CLEP exam. I wrote many such essays, but this one was the one I had the most fun with because I got to take apart a claim and defend my own position quite neatly. Following the essay is my expansion of this... Continue Reading →

Ruthless with ideas, gentle with people

Over the past month, I've been going through a course on worldviews and religions, and I've been learning a lot. But not just about religions themselves and the descriptions of different worldviews. No, I've been learning about people. What is a worldview? Simply put, it's the framework through which a person views the world. It... Continue Reading →

The power of discussion

One problem with society today is that for all the clamor of talking people do, they fail to have discussions. What do I mean by a discussion? Simply put, a discussion is communication between two or more people. But I would venture to qualify that some more. Discussion requires a topic. Discussion involves giving everyone a chance... Continue Reading →

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