Aristotle, Pop-Psychology, & Mental Habits (Reflection)

*Written on January 16th, 2019. What does pop-psychology and Aristotle have in common? The answer is an obsession with habits. This is evident from the recent influx of literature on the power of habit that fills most bookstores today. Our culture seems to be obsessed with becoming habitually fit, habitually intelligent, and most importantly—habitually successful.… Continue reading Aristotle, Pop-Psychology, & Mental Habits (Reflection)

Speech & Responsibility: Offering Advice

Note: I understand that every situation is unique and cannot be replicated. I am not creating a universal law here. Instead, I am trying to set a broken bone and offer a dialectic response to the current aura around this issue in our culture (written on December 16th, 2018). I’ve noticed that people today, especially those… Continue reading Speech & Responsibility: Offering Advice

Herd Morality & the Philosophical Problem of Suicide

*This was written on August 4th, 2018. Since there hasn’t been much activity within our cordial guild recently, I’ve decided to stoke the fire a bit by producing some type of post. I must admit this post will probably not be a fully formed but instead will be a compendium of thoughts and unanswered questions.… Continue reading Herd Morality & the Philosophical Problem of Suicide

Inspiration & Incarnation (Review)

*This was written on July 7th, 2018. I picked up Peter Enns’ book, Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament, recently and found it informative and helpful. So, in the spirit of this blog/guild, I’ve decided to do a quick summary and review of Dr. Enns’ work since it covers some issues that… Continue reading Inspiration & Incarnation (Review)

Great Expectations, Notorious B.I.G., & Nietzsche

*This was written on May, 4 2018. The lives that many of us lead today are often anything but quiet. We scurry from one thing to another, our attention spans are stunted, our capacity for boredom is limited, and our ability to sit and ponder without glancing at our phones or being entertained has become… Continue reading Great Expectations, Notorious B.I.G., & Nietzsche