BLM Needs To Quit Culturally Appropriating German Philosophy!


Susan Scafidi, a law professor at Fordham University and author of "Who Owns Culture? Appropriation and Authenticity in American Law," defines cultural appropriation as follows: “Taking intellectual property, traditional knowledge, cultural expressions, or artifacts from someone else's culture without permission. This can include unauthorized use of another culture's dance, dress, music,…

Marxist Psychopathy


Marxism is both tragedy and farce "Even though Marxism is thought of as an economic system, for the head-psychopath-in-charge the economic aspects of Marxism are irrelevant. The attraction of Marxism is that it gives Marxists control over others. Marxism is the primary element in the psychopathic mask of Marxists, and…

Science Uprising Series


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Against Fideism


My attempt here is to offer a brief survey of fideism in the Christian church and elucidate it's deviation from orthodoxy and just plain common sense. It will be shown that, while often well intentioned fideism requires gross distortion of scriptural content and actually serves to undermine the nature of…

Phoenix: Social Justice Warriors and the 7 Major Negative Emotions


[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbA9ALOrHaA&feature=youtu.be[/embed] December 31, 2018 By Paul Phoenix American Thinker In Napoleon Hill's classic 1937 self-help book Think & Grow Rich, there is a section within the "Subconscious Mind" chapter that explores the so-called seven major positive emotions (desire, faith, love, sex, enthusiasm, romance, hope) and the seven major negative emotions…

Hegel’s Deity: How Evolution Gave Us Postmodernism, Deconstructionism, and Political Correctness


Hegel’s Deity: How Evolution Gave Us Postmodernism, Deconstructionism, and Political Correctness Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was a German philosopher, and a major figure in German Idealism. His historicist and idealist account of reality revolutionized European philosophy and was an important precursor to Continental philosophy and Marxism. (Credits: Wikipedia) By: Nancy…

Philosophical Problem with the Brain Disease Model of Addiction: Epiphenomenalism


​The essay below so perfectly articulates my view on epiphenomenalism and its importance to psychology that I couldn't resist sharing it. (Epiphenomenalism is a self-referentially refuting concept.) Please give Steven Slate some traffic if you are interested in either Philosophy of Mind or Addiction: "Behaviorists believe that materialist determinism is…

Beyond determinism and materialism, or isn’t it time we took consciousness seriously?


Locke, E. A. (1995). Beyond determinism and materialism, or isn’t it time we took consciousness seriously? Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 26(3), 265–273. BEYOND DETERMINISM AND MATERIALISM The author launches a devastating attack on materialism, behavioralism, epiphenomenalism, psychological determinism, etc. However, he does make some errors not critical to…

Churchland Love?


  Paul and Patricia Churchland are a husband and wife team of scholars in the field of neurophilosophy. Both are physicalists holding to the belief that only the physical world exists. For example, Paul writes: quote: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- " The important point about the standard evolutionary story is that the human…

Die Gedanken Sind Frei


[video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://www.kenniemann.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Die-Gedanken-Sind-Frei-Thoughts-Are-Free-COVER-with-Lyrics-YouTube.mp4"][/video]   This was a favorite of Sophie Scholl, a philosophy student at the University of Munich during the Nazi occupation. She, her brother, and her friend Christoph were beheaded for disseminating anti-Nazi literature. I have always viewed this tune as being anti-fascist and anti-Marxist with its glorification…

A Universe from Nothing?


[embed]http://youtu.be/V82uGzgoajI[/embed] Here, William Lane Craig debates atheist Larry Krauss who holds the view that something may come from nothing thereby undermining the Cosmological Argument for the existence of a transcendent creator. Craig's best point, in my view, was a reference to Columbia philosopher David Albert's  point that Krauss equivocates on…

Abortion Revisited


[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwFIEprF_9Y[/embed] [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuKYsvTNi1A[/embed] In 1973, Justice Harry Blackmun writing for the majority in Roe v. Wade stated: “We need not resolve the difficult question of when life begins. When those trained in the respective disciplines of medicine, philosophy, and theology are unable to arrive at any consensus, the judiciary, at this…