Month: November 2012


Those moments of bliss…


This feeling of bliss fell upon me.  I was in the medieval part of Renne, France.  It was in the afternoon and I was sitting in an outdoor cafe on an ancient street drinking something called Piçon biere.  It’s hard to describe, but I’d call it a moment of bliss. ...

Enlightenment Dualism


Dualism is the Enemy Have you ever been told that any issue of "faith is a private matter and should be kept to oneself." Where did this idea come from? Both Bacon and Descartes trusted in reason to be the arbiter of truth (Read "Fact versus Truth") albeit from different...

Fact versus Truth


The idea that Science and Religion are at odds is a very common misunderstanding.  For instance, I stumbled across a website that argued that Science and Religion are are both concerned with finding out about the truth about the world and our place in it, but they come up with different answers. So...