A very short introduction: Nationalism by Steven Grosby, book review

Not a terrible book, and is worth the read for a general view on nation, rather than nationalism. There are only a few parts of this book which really make it stick out as biased. First of all, the author spends a sub-chapter on the subject of race, this sub-chapter is one mere paragraph and … Continue reading A very short introduction: Nationalism by Steven Grosby, book review

Concerning my views on religious ideas and God.

Dear Reader,      I have recently had several conversations about my conception of God and things related to that, out of these conversations I have formed this article. So, if any of the sentences seem like they are answering a question, they are, and I apologise if any of it doesn't make sense to you, however, I am happy … Continue reading Concerning my views on religious ideas and God.

The evolutionary psychology behind politics: How Conservatism and Liberalism evolved within humans by Anonymous Conservative, book review

Within this book you will find an attempt to explain the Conservative and Liberal mindset through evolutionary psychology. The amount of sources and science would be intimidating if it wasn't such an easy to read book, which for myself represents the ability of the anonymous author to express difficult ideas in distilled words. The core … Continue reading The evolutionary psychology behind politics: How Conservatism and Liberalism evolved within humans by Anonymous Conservative, book review

The Phenomenological Epoché.

In this essay I will be attempting to explain the phenomenological method and Epoché before studying what it does and does not accomplish. First of all I will be defining phenomenology and setting out Edmund Husserl's (1859-1938) method. When this is done I will be looking into Husserl's Epoché by showing how he was influenced … Continue reading The Phenomenological Epoché.

Religion, Philosophy and Science.

Emmanuel Kant's religion was rational thought which is why he was one of the greatest Enlightenment philosophers, and created the Metaphysics which allows Science to function as a logical system without falling to the problem of induction - he came to all of these systems with his religion based on Christian doctrines of humanism and … Continue reading Religion, Philosophy and Science.

Removing the virtues of religion through historical revision.

It is often said by people that they are against Christianity and Islam, and religion in general because they themselves exalt enlightenment principles of humanism: but are those principles built out of science and the factual objective world? No, they are built from a belief that all humans are universally worth respect and deserve life … Continue reading Removing the virtues of religion through historical revision.