A List Of Beliefs I Will Never Change, No Matter How Much New Evidence Is Presented

A List Of Beliefs I Will Never Change By David Metcalfe February 9, 2019                                     Yeah, that’s the entire list. It is very stupid to think that you can ever arrive at absolute truth on any matter of belief and simply shut your brain off from accepting further … Continue reading A List Of Beliefs I Will Never Change, No Matter How Much New Evidence Is Presented

The Opposition To Socialism In Modern America

The Opposition To Socialism In Modern America By David Metcalfe February 7, 2019 Introduction It may seem odd that, in a world with more than enough food, clean water, and shelter for every person on earth, billions of people are forced to go without them. It may be even more odd, to the point of quite troubling, to know that there are many people who … Continue reading The Opposition To Socialism In Modern America

A Case For Nominal Christianity: Why You Shouldn’t Take Your Faith Too Seriously

A Case For Nominal Christianity By David Metcalfe February 4, 2019 Introduction It has become quite common for American pastors to try to challenge or convict their congregations in their Sunday sermons. They tell them that they can’t just be “Sunday Christians” who go to church on Sunday and then live the rest of the week as if they were secular. They tell them about … Continue reading A Case For Nominal Christianity: Why You Shouldn’t Take Your Faith Too Seriously

I’m Almost Ready To Be A Normal Academic, I Think

I’m Almost Ready To Be A Normal Academic, I Think By David Metcalfe February 1, 2019 University Sucks! During my third year in university, I had a persistent feeling that something was wrong about the system we were in. People were either studying so that they could work long hours and attain wealth and status (especially the medical and law students), or, if they did … Continue reading I’m Almost Ready To Be A Normal Academic, I Think

An Affluent, Healthy, White Male Born in Canada in the 21st Century

An Affluent, Healthy, White Male Born in Canada in the 21st Century By David Metcalfe January 24, 2019 In the years prior to human civilization, life was most likely “nasty, brutish, and short”. There was no medicine, no transportation other than walking, you had no idea where your next meal was coming from, little to no protection against wild animals, and fellow humans could attack … Continue reading An Affluent, Healthy, White Male Born in Canada in the 21st Century

The Gospel of Cosmopolitanism: Embracing Religious Diversity in the Modern World

The Gospel of Cosmopolitanism: Embracing Religious Diversity in the Modern World By David Metcalfe January 19, 2019 Introduction In this article, I wish to explain the subjectivity of belief that is intrinsic to religion, and in so doing, show that religious tolerance is the most reasonable approach to take to responding to the immense diversity which religious views inhabit. If there were someone who was … Continue reading The Gospel of Cosmopolitanism: Embracing Religious Diversity in the Modern World

Where Is The Love? Discovering (and recovering) Jesus’ Role In Social, Scientific and Political Life

Where Is The Love? Discovering (and recovering) Jesus’ Role In Social, Scientific and Political Life By David Metcalfe January 11, 2019 Did Jesus Die To Prevent Transgender Washrooms? Traditional vs. Progressive Ideologies It is a popular belief among Christians that God cares very much about the political affairs of humans. For many Americans, they hold the conviction that fighting against things like gay marriage, abortion, … Continue reading Where Is The Love? Discovering (and recovering) Jesus’ Role In Social, Scientific and Political Life