Today we'll be looking at my favourite school of philosophy, Epicureanism; a brief view of what it is, how it's shaped my outlook, and how it can help your faith-walk.
Capital punishment is now legal nationwide. You have been appointed to administer all executions, and only you can administer executions. For each execution you perform, you will be given ten million dollars.
Part 1You are setting across a table from a stranger. You know that in exactly one hour they are going to die. They won't leave the table, and you can't leave the table. You can say anything you want to them, but you can't tell them they're dying. What would you spend the next hour … Continue reading Thought exercise: The one hour conversation
Let's say that you are a connoisseur of ceramic bowls. One day, you're carrying one of your favourite bowls, and you drop it. It falls to the ground, shattering into pieces. Distraught, you pick up what remains of it, and you have to decide what to do with it. You have two choices; do you … Continue reading How to repair a broken ceramic bowl.
This morning I read a news article about a young woman whom I have never met that had been kidnapped, raped, and murdered. This afternoon I went to the house of an old man, sickness permeating his body, a few hours before an ambulance took him to the hospital. Soon, he too shall die. Few … Continue reading A debt that all men pay