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Tests of Truth in Philosophy – Mortimer J. Adler

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. 1 The definition of truth as the correspondence of the mind with reality presupposes philosophical realism. Idealists denying a reality independent...

What is Intellectual Insanity? — Jonathan Dolhenty

America's War with Reality, Truth, and Morality BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Ideas have consequences. A philosophy is a set of ideas about basic things like reality,...

Sorry, Congress. Facebook Can’t Fix Stupid

BY BOB BARR In the not too distant past, most adults realized that not everything one saw on the internet or on social media was...

Self-Evidency and Ethics

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. For a truth to be self-evident it must be beyond the shadow of a doubt. It must be undeniable simply...

Millennial Becomes Unhinged After Boss Corrects Her Spelling of “Hamster”

BY SELWYN DUKE Being simultaneously comical and tragic, perhaps nothing reflects our descent into Idiocracy more than millennials who’ll insist their misspellings of words are...

Augustine: Searching for Truth and Wisdom

BY LAWRENCE W. REED To write about a man known chiefly as a theologian — a bishop in the early Catholic Church, no less —...

Religion & Morality Sustain Freedom

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people. (1) “Stand therefore in the Liberty wherewith Christ hath...

Religion & Morality Sustain Freedom

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people. (1) “Stand therefore in the Liberty wherewith Christ hath...

Truth, Descriptive and Prescriptive

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. A One cannot be both a liar and a skeptic (and, of course, it is preferable to be neither). The liar...

What is Intellectual Insanity?

America's War with Reality, Truth, and Morality BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Ideas have consequences. A philosophy is a set of ideas about basic things like reality,...

The Special Treatment Homosexuals Demand

BY SELWYN DUKE There is one particular thing that illustrates better than anything else the unreasonableness — and some would say gall — of...

Have We Lost Our Common Sense?—Dolhenty

BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. The world is in a desperate state of affairs. Social institutions – the family, schools, and churches – are falling apart....

Truth and Right Invariably the Same—John Adams

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS Nature and truth, or rather truth and right are invariably the same in all times and in all places; and...

So What if Cliven Bundy is a “Racist”?

BY SELWYN DUKE For the record, I don’t believe Cliven Bundy is a “racist.” For the record, I don’t even care. Such indifference to that damnable failing,...

Theory of Knowledge (Epistemology) of Thomas Aquinas

The Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas Made Simple, by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Part IV, Epistemology of Thomas Aquinas To explain the process of knowledge, Thomas Aquinas...

GOD AND LIBERTY: A libertarian challenge to secular liberalism

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST When Benjamin Franklin introduced his grandson to Voltaire shortly before the latter’s death in 1778, that great opponent of the Catholic...

Part 3: The Nature of Knowledge: The Problem of Knowledge, Universal Skepticism, A Realistic Theory of Knowledge

By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology THE NATURE OF KNOWLEDGE (Con't) The Problem of Knowledge The ordinary person does not question that...

A Rebirth of Liberty

Individual Liberty in the Crucible of History, Part 6 CLARENCE B. CARSON, IDEAS ON LIBERTY But Surely, I will be told, even if a rebirth of...

The Nature of Knowledge: Convictions Based on Sense Perception, Convictions Based on Our Intellect, Different Classes of Truths

THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART TWO Convictions Based on Sense Perception Convictions...

Why Obama Is Uneducated

BY SELWYN DUKE A few years ago I participated in a radio debate on “white privilege” with a certain man, whose name is unimportant,...

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Destroying the environment to save it

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Thank Goodness Dr. Fauci Does Not Run NASA

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Prioritizing climate over pandemics

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~We need a full accounting of what was spent preparing for the ‘climate crisis’ versus COVID~ As of May 20, the United States...

Honoring Their Gift

BY T.F. STERN Gratitude is an interesting human trait.  We say thank you when somebody does something nice for us or gives us a present;...