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How Could a Good God Create a World in Which Things Go Desperately Wrong?

At first blush, it may seem as though there are as many responses to this question as there are religions. In reality, there are only three. Pantheism denies the existence of good and evil because god is all and all is god. Philosophical naturalism* (the worldview undergirding evolutionism) supposes that everything is a function of […]

Personal Power or Harmful Hedonism?

“Trusting experts blindly is not well-advised. Don’t blindly accept everything I say, either!”1 – Anthony Robbins Standing at six feet, seven inches, Anthony “Tony” Robbins is an imposing figure. His overly large hands and feet, the result of a medical condition, make him appear somewhat awkward. But as he takes the stage, it is clear […]