The Bible Is The Greatest Book Ever Written

By David Metcalfe I often find myself torn between my various “thought surrogacies” on a great many topics. However, few could be more tumultuous than that of religious philosophy. The most brilliant people to ever walk the earth have had some significantly different ideas. The Bible is a book of unique interest due to its significant impacts on culture and philosophy in the development of … Continue reading The Bible Is The Greatest Book Ever Written

The Bible Is A Mediocre Book

The Bible Is A Mediocre Book By David Metcalfe The Needles of Advanced Thought Whenever I enter a bookstore, it is kind of like a treasure hunt; sometimes, even like finding a needle in a hay stack. Walking in initially, I see a variety of pandering, thoughtless collections: self help books, business advice, fiction…that is all hay. I find the good sections: philosophy, community and … Continue reading The Bible Is A Mediocre Book

Social Determinants of Sex As Expression or Transgression

By David Metcalfe October 11, 2018 Is Sex A Good Thing Or A Bad Thing? Of course, an extreme view, of sex being always a good thing or sex being always a bad thing, is essentially non-existent. Every culture in antiquity and up to our current day has established some kind of distinction between what form of sex is acceptable and what form of sex is unacceptable. … Continue reading Social Determinants of Sex As Expression or Transgression

The Plane Is Crashing

A group of people go into an airplane for a routine flight. They take off, and as soon as they reach altitude, they hear a loud “BANG!” come from one of the engines. Everyone starts freaking out. The pilot tries to make an announcement on the intercom, but it’s broken, so the words are muddled. Someone yells, “We’re all gonna die!” Another person responds, “No, … Continue reading The Plane Is Crashing

Tribalism In The Internet Age of Politics

By David Metcalfe October 2, 2018 A House Divided A typical American family sits down at the dinner table and mom starts talking about her day, but is suddenly interrupted, “WRONG!!!” yells dad. She tries to start talking again, “WRONG!!!” yells dad. Mom calls dad an immature bully. Dad calls mom a lying crook. They force the kids to take sides. Two kids take mom’s … Continue reading Tribalism In The Internet Age of Politics