Category Archives: Paradox

Verity Paradox?

Verity… A truth…  a principle of life that is of fundamental importance…  the foundations on which I base my life…  the rocks on which I build.   Paradox… The ultimate truth…  a universal truth…  what is not supposed to be, … Continue reading

Posted in Belief, doubt, Paradox, Spirituality, Truth | Leave a comment

If There Is No God, We Don’t Make Sense

If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning — just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it … Continue reading

Posted in doubt, Faith, Paradox, Philosophy, Reality, Spirituality, State of being, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Skepticism and Doubt

The skeptic doubts one set of propositions because he believes another.  None of us live with absolute, unassailable certainly about anything; we all live by faith.  What someone thinks or feels absolutely certain of is really relative certainty.  It’s certainty … Continue reading

Posted in doubt, Faith, Paradox, Philosophy, Reality, Spirituality, Truth | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Understanding “Truth”

Like every human being, I’ve tried to make sense of things.  I’m not sure I succeeded.  I’m not sure anyone can. Isaac Newton thought the universe functioned like clockwork, a well-oiled machine.  That’s a comforting vision — neat, orderly, predictable. … Continue reading

Posted in Paradox, Philosophy, Spirituality, Truth | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Is this really His plan?

Another day, and another mass shooting (or more than one) hits the news.  In the wake of these senseless acts many are drawn to ask some very straight forward questions… How can a loving God fail to intervene and stop … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, love, Paradox, Spirituality, State of being | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wondering about wonder

Sometimes people ask if religion and science are opposed to one another. They are — in the same sense that the thumb and fingers of my hand are opposed to one another. It is an opposition by means of which anything can be grasped. Continue reading

Posted in Faith, love, Paradox, Philosophy, Scientific Theology, Spirituality, State of being | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The unintentional theology of the Matrix

Search the interweb and you’re bound to find posts regarding the Wachowski brothers 1999 film The Matrix and it’s theological underpinnings.  Some have suggested that the movie carries hidden themes that are Christian, others say it’s Buddhist, and still others insist … Continue reading

Posted in About Me, Paradox, Philosophy, Spirituality | Leave a comment