Less Than Ideal: Should I Give Up On Marriage and Just Have Random Girls? By David Metcalfe September 29, 2019 As I wrote about in my previous post, marriage is an amazing ideal; an ideal that I agree with very much. For nearly every person, that ideal will become, or already is, a reality. For normal people in normal life situations, I think it is … Continue reading Less Than Ideal: Should I Give Up On Marriage and Just Have Random Girls?
Divine Love Manifest In The Christian Sexual Ethic By David Metcalfe September 26, 2019 Despite failing to always live up to its full extent in practice, I agree with Christian sexual ethics. It is, superficially, that a man and woman have sex within a permanent, loving, sacred marriage with either the purpose of bonding with one another or producing children. I agree philosophically, sociologically, psychologically, … Continue reading Divine Love Manifest In The Christian Sexual Ethic
A More Sensible Reaction To Justin Trudeau’s “Black Face”: Approaches To An Effective Reactionary Culture By David Metcalfe September 21, 2019 Creep, Reformed, or Innocent? #MeToo vs. Kavanaugh When Brett Kavanaugh was being appointed to the Supreme Court in the summer of 2018, it was still in the height of the #MeToo movement. Over the prior year, dozens of famous men had been outed as … Continue reading A More Sensible Reaction To Justin Trudeau’s “Black Face”: Approaches To An Effective Reactionary Culture
Acceptable Sub-Identities For Mormons By David Metcalfe September 16, 2019 The core of Mormon identity seems to be three main things: belief in the correct doctrine, family values, and adherence to doctrine/good works. This means any good Mormon, regardless of interests, talents, skills, upbringing, culture, etc., will try to live into those three things. Anywhere in the world that Mormons exist, you will find a … Continue reading Acceptable Sub-Identities For Mormons
A Quick Attempt to Define Post-Postmodernism By David Metcalfe September 12, 2019 Superstition Ain’t The Way (The Modernist Movement) Superstition guided human thought to a large degree for most of human history. Humans have always, of course, had some semblance of reason, but it was hardly used to its full extent, and in many cases, altogether abandoned for whatever superstitions were brought about within the … Continue reading A Quick Attempt to Define Post-Postmodernism
Should I Bother Arguing People In Facebook Comments? By David Metcalfe September 1, 2019 Something I’ve spent hours on- probably hundreds already so far this year- is arguing with people on Facebook. Sometimes it’s friends who post something, or it’s a celebrity, or it’s some kind of news outlet. I study certain topics constantly (especially political philosophy), and am very well educated, so it’s not … Continue reading Should I Bother Arguing People In Facebook Comments?
Beyond Dynamic Conceptions of Religious Identity By David Metcalfe August 27, 2019 Saints and Sinners I think that, as a child, I was raised to have a certain amount of hostility to “non-believers”. It’s something implicit in Christianity- dividing the “saved” and the “unsaved”. It’s the same kind of “saint/sinner” dichotomy formed in many ideologies- communism’s “proletariat/bourgeoisie”, 18th century America’s “white/black”, Nazism’s “Aryan/Jew”, etc. If … Continue reading Beyond Dynamic Conceptions of Religious Identity, and Into Fundamentals of Being