Blaise Pascal: Thoughts on Misery, Awareness, and God

Pascal’s work “Pensées” is widely regarded as a work of Christian Apologetics designed to make the case for the belief in God. Pascal on misery, entertainment, diversion and delusion: Misery.–The only thing which consoles us for our miseries is diversion, and yet this is the greatest of our miseries. For it is this which principally Read More …

Thoughts on Science and God

Can a belief in God be reconciled with scientific thought? Richard Feynman (the great explainer) thought so – by acknowledging the power of uncertainty. Uncertainty and skepticism are cornerstones of good scientific practice, regardless of your metaphysical leanings. When one abandons skepticism and doubt, one devolves into a “tyranny of ideas”, and that’s not good Read More …