Reading Time: 9 minutes When one reads Baruch de Spinoza’s words, in his Tractatus Theologico-Philosophicus: “We see, I say, that the chief concern of theologians on the whole has been to extort from Holy Scripture their own arbitrarily invented ideas, for which they claim divine authority.” The perspectives through which Scripture itself (the source of Christian information and Christian revelation) is read, determines one’s scriptural interpretation, hence consequently, one’s theology and apologetic and determines whether one has “rightly handl[ed] the word of truth”(2 Tim 2:15). .
Reading Time: 11 minutes The insights of 20th Century biology, specifically those that describe humans as just, cumbersome containers for swarming gene replicators and vehicles for meme replicators, is an anthropological definition that is inadequate.
Reading Time: 11 minutes In a weaponized information environment, the public sphere is purposefully saturated with false information by malevolent actors who are deliberately trying to create the conditions where the truth cannot be discerned. What the Christian needs to know.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Here’s a bold statement summarising Transhumanism:
“In the twenty-first century, the third big project of humankind will be to acquire for us divine
powers of creation and destruction, and upgrade Homo Sapiens to Homo deus … We want the
ability to re-engineer our bodies and minds in order, above all, to escape old age, death, misery,
but once we have it, who knows what else we might do with such ability? So we may well think
of the new human agenda as consisting really of one project (with many branches) attaining
Yuval Noah Harari,
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Early Church understood, the person as the resultant of body and soul, as an integral unit and not of that of two entities. In other terms, a human being is seen as one entity, composed of two distinct irreducible constituents where immortality of the soul was an alien concept to most
Reading Time: 8 minutes Humans have an inescapable problem of understanding what defines them, because the nature of the definition is both paradoxical and complicated.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The word “rhetoric” (ῥητορική), is a victim of “Semantic Drift” that has seen its classical meaning changed from its original Greek meaning: skill in speaking articulated as the art of persuasion, into propaganda or empty talk.