The Emergence of Politically Affiliated Dichotomies in Coronavirus Narratives

The Emergence of Politically Affiliated Dichotomies in Coronavirus Narratives By David Metcalfe April 10, 2020 Is the coronavirus going to destroy us all? Do we have to remain in isolation for years? Do we need total lockdown? Is it safe to leave your house? How is the virus transmitted? Do the “World Health Organization” and world leaders have good advice for us? These are some … Continue reading The Emergence of Politically Affiliated Dichotomies in Coronavirus Narratives

Why Isn’t God More Obvious? (Final Response To Andrew)

A Final Response From David Click here for my first post Click here for Andrew’s Response There were many interesting points raised here, and I’ll address the ones that stood out to me: What does it mean to have “enough” evidence? Can someone reasonably disbelieve in God? Would a loving God make Himself known to everyone? Can a belief still be true if there is … Continue reading Why Isn’t God More Obvious? (Final Response To Andrew)

Why Isn’t God More Obvious? (With An Alternative Perspective From Andrew Blanton…Coming Soon)

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

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

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

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

A Review Of Christian Terrorism In The Modern World

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

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