Month: June 2018

Letter to Peter Kreeft

Dear Dr. Peter Kreeft, I have recently been studying your Argument #7, the Argument from Contingency: In the second premise, you provide a definition of “the universe”: 2. The universe—the collection of beings in space and time—exists. Although I appreciate the attempt to clarify the meaning of this phrase, the definition itself seems unclear Letter to Peter Kreeft

On reasons and what they do

This post is something of a follow-up to my recent post about Sean Carroll’s views concerning meaning and purpose. As I indicated at the end of that post, I used some concepts and made some claims that require development and defense and I promised that I would provide that development and defense in a future On reasons and what they do


The words “atheism” and “atheist” are used as insults to denigrate people. These words are used like “liberal” and “communist” are used by right-wing blowholes on AM radio, who don’t have a clue about the actual meanings of those words. They use those words indiscriminately in order to blur the distinctions between them, in order ATHEISM 101