Blaise Pascal


“A MORE FULFILLED LIFE”?

In Rubén Darío’s poem, “Los Motivos Del Lobo” (“The Motives of the Wolf”), St. Francis of Assisi converts a wolf into being civilized but only temporarily does the feral canine stop the slaughter of animals and humans in the hills of an Italian town, Gubbio. At first the wolf conforms to the ways of the community enjoying its peace. But …Continue reading →

“Introduction” to BIBLICAL ETHICS: An Exegetical Approach to the Morality of Happiness

IDEAS have consequences. For example, the invention and devastation of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, during World War II, started with an idea of atomic fission. Likewise, beliefs have consequences. For example, the Columbine school massacre on April 20, 1999, the 110th anniversary of Adolph Hitler’s birthday, was in part the result of one of the shooter’s …Continue reading →

Favorite Quotes

“I found an island in your arms Country in your eyes….” Jim Morrison “Fides Quaerens Intellectum.” (“Faith Seeking Understanding”) Anselm “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” Aristotle “God does not expect us to submit our faith to him without reason, but the very limits of reason make faith a …Continue reading →

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