Of the various popular schools of thought that survived ancient China. Mohism is probably the least understood or covered in historical references. Mohism or (Moism), is a 5th century school of philosophy founded by the ancient Chinese politician Mozi (original Mo Di) (470? – 391? BCE). The philosophy was birthed sometime during the Liu-Song dynasty… Read More Ancient Chinese Schools of Thought | Mohism
The Delphi murders refers to a homicide cold-case which involved two young teenagers Abigail Williams and Liberty German. In February, 2017 both girls were kidnapped and murdered while playing near the Monon High Bridge trail in Delphi, Indiana. The case grew in popularity after a video surfaced of a suspicious unidentified male walking towards them.… Read More The Delphi Murders
After some intense discussion in my philosophy group. A user by the name of Pete Finch has convinced me of the following flaws in my reasoning. I have conceded to him that the concept of the three classical laws of logic do not exist. In my time beginning to learn philosophy I adopted this concept… Read More Why I no longer believe in logical absolutes
In today’s political climate there is much to be discussed. Yet, so much misleading information is consumed and quickly disseminated through online social media. This treatment makes it hard to avoid political bias and unfair assumptions about your opponents position. So while there’s no shortage of political discussions being hashed out online, it’s surprising to… Read More What People get Wrong about Socialism & Communism
The ontological argument is one of the earliest theodicies created in an attempt to rationalize the existence of a monotheistic God. It was first introduced in the early eleventh century by the Archbishop St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033 — 1109). A modern reiteration was created by the philosopher & theologian Alvin Plantinga PhD. (1932 —… Read More Ontological Argument | Falsities of Alvin Plantinga
Any discussion about Immanuel Kant nearly always turns into a disparity over the elocution of his surname (Kant); by looking at his bibliography, we can make a reasonable assumption of how his surname should be pronounced. Various philosophy blogs and social media groups contain online memes that make a jest of equivocating the late philosophers… Read More How to Pronounce | Immanuel Kant?
The ontological argument is one of the earliest theological proofs for the existence of the Abrahamic monotheistic God. In the late classical period a Catholic monk and patron saint named St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033/4-1109 A.D.) is widely considered to be its original author. He propounds upon this idea in his meditative dialog Proslogion (English:… Read More THE ONTOLOGICAL ARGUMENT | THE FALSITIES OF ST. ANSELM
Jubilee Nunnallee Revised 9/2/2019 The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws. – Tacitus Immigration reform has become an embedded principle of the democratic platform. With this coming 2020 election cycle it has become one of the top debated issues. Invariably, all democratic candidates are in favor of creating a path to legal… Read More Illegal immigration | A Better Solution?
Jubilee Nunnallee 6/1/2019 Idealism (philosophy), is a central philosophical notion of mind and spirit that constitutes the fundamental aspects of reality. Adherers of this metaphysical philosophy think of reality as being a product of the mind rather than the inverse (i.e. the mind being a product of reality). Note: This theory should not be confused… Read More Problems of Idealism | George Berkeley
Jubilee Nunnallee 5/11/2019 Recent years have brought Gender studies & Queer theory to the forefront of political and social debates. In recent months I have distanced myself from these discussions for several reasons but partially due to self-care. After a while it became mentally exhausting for me to participate in these debates, combating the sheer… Read More The Disgraced Academic | Paul R. McHugh M.D.