Filed under: Kant

Discussions between Christians and atheists.

A suggested Christian (and especially Wesleyan) approach to discussions with an atheist with regard to morality, a need for God, evil in the world and a call for compassion and justice for those never having heard of Jesus.

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Quick take on Kant’s perceptions and the affinity of all appearances

Two very brief metaphors for Kant’s objective and subjective perceptions, and also a word on the affinity of all appearances.

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Jesus without a stenographer.

A speculation as to how it could be that Jesus would not want to engage a stenographer. Mohammed had stenographers to insure that his actual spoken words would be recited correctly, by turning them into recorded words. Jesus did not. Why not?

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Wesley and Rudisill on Discerning Dreams

How Wesley and I undertake to discern that something was a dream.

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A trinity: no more absurd than the left and right versions of the hand

How a trinity is no more absurd than a binity like that of the human hand which has a left and a right version. The difference is that we (as humans) can look at a binity and see that it makes sense, but we cannot look at a trinity.

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Further Analogies for: Three Perspectives on Abraham’s Defense against Kant’s Charge of Immoral Conduct

A rearrangement of, and an addition to, the analogies used in the original essay on Abraham’s defense against Kant’s charge of immoral conduct.

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The Awakening Atonement (and from a Wesleyan perspective)

An attempt at a new theory of atonement where Jesus dies in order to show people what they must do to obtain a new nature and a commensurate holiness. Added is a comment by Kant suggesting how such an approach can be compatible with any demand for justice (divine or mundane).

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Chasing moths going in and out of existence (or in and out of sight?)

Some Kantian aspects in the chaos of chasing a moth around the bathroom and trying to kill it.

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Looking At What’s Not There: A Circle In Midair

Taken from my journal of 4/18/1989 when I sought to make sense of Kant’s notion of the looking-at (something), the Anschauung.

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Converting to Islam

Suggestions for potential converts to Islam: Kant finds Islam an extortionist religion and I find it (but not necessarily Muslims) immoral in its core.

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