Daily Archives: July 9, 2009

Quiet Diginity and Grace: A Model for Living with the Absurdity of Our Existential Condition and Our Flungness into the World?

Rational atheist Stoicism for our time:

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The Politics of Economic Stormy Weather?

It would seem that the political fate of Barack Obama and the Democrats is pretty much out of their hands. If the economy recovers, it’s all roses; if it doesn’t, there might not be much that the government can do, and the … Continue reading

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What Might I Substitute for Empiricism in Getting at the Truth of Ultimate Questions?

I would say nothing. I think that empiricism and reason are the best that we can do. So then why, as an agnostic, am I defending (in a previous post) Francis Collins’s explicitly theological gestures? Here’s why: I think that, with … Continue reading

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A Japanese Band Called “Sour”

They’re pretty good:

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