Posts Tagged: big questions

PHILOSOPHY – Soren Kierkegaard

PHILOSOPHY – Soren Kierkegaard

Søren Kierkegaard was a brilliant, gloomy, anxiety-ridden, often hilarious Danish 19th century philosopher. The author of 22 books, of which 3 continue to make his name. He was born...

HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

The phenomenon known as the Renaissance is one of the standard stops on any tour through the history of Western culture. It encompasses a roughly 300 year period in...

Six Ideas From Eastern Philosophy

Six Ideas From Eastern Philosophy

Eastern Philosophy has always had a very similar goal to Western philosophy: that of making us wiser, less agitated, more thoughtful and readier to appreciate our lives. However, the...

PHILOSOPHY – Blaise Pascal

PHILOSOPHY – Blaise Pascal

It is still tragically sometimes assumed that the best way to cheer someone up is to tell them that everything will be alright. To intimate that life is essentially...

Is God Actually the Devil? – What Christians Don’t Want You to Know

Is God Actually the Devil? – What Christians Don’t Want You to Know

and the devil said every firstborn son in Egypt will die from the firstborn son of Pharaoh who sits on the throne to the firstborn son of the female...

PHILOSOPHY – Augustine

PHILOSOPHY – Augustine

Augustine was a Christian philosopher, who lived in the 4th and 5th century A.D., on the fringes of the rapidly declining Roman Empire in the North African town of...

Why Religious Beliefs Aren’t Just Silly

Why Religious Beliefs Aren’t Just Silly

From a distance, it can all seem very silly. These people have gone to Lourdes, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, in the hope that the Virgin Mary might...

Should Religions Meddle In Politics?

Should Religions Meddle In Politics?

From Agnosticism to Catholicism: My Conversion Story (Part One)

From Agnosticism to Catholicism: My Conversion Story (Part One)

g'day my name is Matt Fran and this is ascension presents over the next two videos I want to share with you how I went from being an agnostic...

SARTRE ON: Bad Faith

SARTRE ON: Bad Faith