Nietzsche’s Hammer

This is part book report and part ‘what I learned’ while reading Friedrich Nietzsche’s book Twilight of the Idols. You'll see references represented by chapter acronyms throughout (see list in the references section near the bottom). The subtitle is illustrative of the subject of the book: How to Philosophize With a Hammer. It is a … Continue reading Nietzsche’s Hammer

Genetics and Mormon Homosexuality

I received my genetic report from Nebula this past week. I was underwhelmed with the ancestor report. But how would it be anything other than 100% Northern and Central Europe? What I really liked was the repository of research publications on genomic discoveries and how my genes fit into those studies. There are 140 studies … Continue reading Genetics and Mormon Homosexuality

Mormon Theory of Evolution – My First Crack

The purpose of this post is to distribute a compilation of Latter-day Saint (Mormon) positions on organic evolution from the days it was introduced by Charles Darwin to the the present day. I can point to this topic as the one that began my faith transition out of Mormonism. As I read and compared what … Continue reading Mormon Theory of Evolution – My First Crack

The Best of All Possible Worlds and Voltaire

God is all-knowing, all-powerful, and all-good. In the Christian belief, he created the universe and the earth we live in. He placed Adam and Eve upon it and through their progeny we are here today. Presupposing that this world was created by this omniscient, omnipotent and omnibenevolent God, would we expect it to be the … Continue reading The Best of All Possible Worlds and Voltaire