Breeding Geldings: The Bottomless Pit of Materialist Morality

Abstract: This essay will briefly examine the nature of morality from within a strictly naturalistic or materialistic perspective and will argue that within such a framework morality itself cannot establish a reason for one’s adherence to it. Why should human beings be moral? That seems like a simple question, I mean, who doesn’t want to … Continue reading Breeding Geldings: The Bottomless Pit of Materialist Morality

Against Descartes: “I Think, Therefore I Don’t Know”

René Descartes was a famous philosopher who coined the classic phrase, “I think, therefore I am.” When Descartes came up with that idea he believed that he had dumped all of his knowledge base and was essentially starting from scratch to determine what man could truly know based on his reason alone. The only way to be … Continue reading Against Descartes: “I Think, Therefore I Don’t Know”