Why Isn’t God More Obvious? (With An Alternative Perspective From Andrew Blanton…Coming Soon) By David Metcalfe Not Enough Evidence! It’s a fair question: why doesn’t God make Himself obvious to everyone? If God loves all people and desires a relationship with them, why would He allow so many people to believe that He doesn’t even exist? My favorite author of all time, Malcolm Gladwell, was … Continue reading Why Isn’t God More Obvious? (With An Alternative Perspective From Andrew Blanton…Coming Soon)
How To Survive (And Thrive) During The Coronavirus By David Metcalfe March 12, 2020 “Cancel Culture”, Crippling Economies, and Containment Attempts Talk about “cancel culture”: everything now- from sporting events to religious gatherings to school to work to restaurants, etc.- is getting cancelled. This is a nightmare economically for many businesses, and maybe the economy itself. The McGill Professor, Karl Moore, was interviewed today on … Continue reading How To Survive (And Thrive) During The Coronavirus
Humans Are Just Money Making Machines: Dual Consumerism and The Reductionist Imperative By David Metcalfe February 26, 2020 The Dual Consumer We see thousands of advertisements every day. We stare at our phones and computer screens for endless hours, and advertisements pop up constantly: on our Facebook newsfeeds, YouTube videos, games, and well, chances are, any screen you have on your phone has some kind … Continue reading Humans Are Just Money Making Machines: Dual Consumerism and The Reductionist Imperative
The Fallacy Of Ignoring Genetics By David Metcalfe February 23, 2020 Like Father, Like Son: The Dual Influence of Agency and Environment My brother recently started working for “Frito Lay Chips” last summer, after a string of construction and landscaping jobs. It’s what you might describe as his first “real job”- full time hours, a company truck, pension plan, health benefits, vacation days, etc. It … Continue reading The Fallacy Of Ignoring Genetics
Which Is The Right Path? By David Metcalfe January 31, 2020 In the 2009 movie “Mr. Nobody”, a man named Nemo Nobody has the ability to foresee his future based on various critical life decisions at age 9, 15, and 34. For example, when he is 9, his parents divorce, and he has to decide who to live with. He loves them both equally and … Continue reading Which Is The Right Path?
A Review Of Christian Terrorism In The Modern World By David Metcalfe January 17, 2020 Introduction In the media, we often hear about “Islamic terrorism”- connected to things like the 9/11 attacks, ISIS, suicide bombings, and so forth. This causes some to believe that Islam is an innately terrorist religion that should be feared and discriminated against. This is despite the fact that every major Muslim … Continue reading A Review Of Christian Terrorism In The Modern World
Why Money Is Bad, And Complete Socialism Is The Answer By David Metcalfe January 7, 2020 Money is an interesting concept to a child. It’s rare that children connect money with survival, like adults do. To children, when they get money, they think about the fun things they can buy, like candy or a toy. Children have all of their expenses covered- housing, food, transportation, … Continue reading Why Money Is Bad, And Complete Socialism Is The Answer
Speculative Opinions I Have About Parenting By David Metcalfe December 27, 2019 I do not really know much about parenting, but I had 18 years of experience as a child, and have visited many homes of families, and talked to many friends who have had children. From these I’ve picked up certain ideas. I think there are three main goals of parenting: 1) Providing Basic … Continue reading Speculative Opinions I Have About Parenting
Why The Heck Is David Mormon? By David Metcalfe December 17, 2019 The Limits of The Intellect I’ve come to think that, when discerning truth, intelligence is not everything. There are three main limiting factors that come to mind: intelligence is not always moral, intelligence can be distorted from reality, and intelligence does not have the ability to answer many important questions. Ted Kaczynski, for … Continue reading Why The Heck Is David Mormon?
Assessing The “Success” Of The Trump Economy On Debt, Taxation, and Employment By David Metcalfe December 11, 2019 A huge aspect of Trump’s campaign for president was based on the idea that he could improve the economy. I want to go over a brief review of how some of these things have turned out. Trump repeatedly brags about the current success of the economy under … Continue reading Assessing The “Success” Of The Trump Economy On Debt, Taxation, and Employment