Jesus as a Philosopher of Kindness
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Jesus as a Philosopher of Kindness

We are so used to thinking of Jesus as a divinity whom we accept or reject on the basis of faith that we are apt to miss a far more relevant detail: that he was an extremely acute philosopher, whose rules on human conduct maintain a deep and ongoing applicability. …

PHILOSOPHY – Religion: Cosmological Argument #2 [HD]
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PHILOSOPHY – Religion: Cosmological Argument #2 [HD]

(intro music) Hello, I’m Dr. Timothy Yenter, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Mississippi. I’ll be talking about the[br]cosmological argument. We just looked at a version[br]of the cosmological argument that has the following form. One: whatever begins to[br]exist must have a cause. Two: the universe began to exist. …

Deep Thoughts About God (series trailer)
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Deep Thoughts About God (series trailer)

If you’re interested in the big questions of philosophy and theology, and more specifically questions surrounding the nature of God, free will, morality, suffering, and Truth, then you’ve come to the right place. My name’s Steven Colborne and I’m a philosopher and author living in London, England. The The ‘Deep …

Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine – Chapters 1 to 7, 21 April 2008 Part 8
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Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine – Chapters 1 to 7, 21 April 2008 Part 8

ideals. And out of that diametrical opposition what conclusion can we derive and is that conclusion a valid conclusion, and if not, why not? This is the substance of the second paragraph. The dialectical reasoning which contrasts the ideals with the actualities derives a conclusion, questions that conclusion and arrives …

Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine – Chapters 1 to 7, 21 April 2008 Part 4
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Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine – Chapters 1 to 7, 21 April 2008 Part 4

Today and tomorrow and in the next 3-4 days, even if I can do a little with you, you don’t need to be with me all the time because once you have started, it will be with you for all your life. I shall only begin with the first chapter …

An Atheist’s God – The Paradox of Spinoza
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An Atheist’s God – The Paradox of Spinoza

Today in The Philosopher’s Zone, we meet Spinoza’s God. Now, that might seem an odd thing to do, especially as Baruch Spinoza, one of the greatest philosophers of his day, was expelled from the Amsterdam Synagogue in 1656, probably because of his unorthodox religious views. Ever since, Spinoza has been …

How We Will Become GOD – The Philosophy of Grant Morrison – Wisecrack Edition
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How We Will Become GOD – The Philosophy of Grant Morrison – Wisecrack Edition

What’s up, Wisecrack? Jared, again. We saw your requests, so today, we’re puttin’ the crazy hat back on to dive into the philosophy of Grant Morrison, writer of such acclaimed works as All-Star Superman, Flex Mentallo, and Multiversity. Like Alan Moore, Grant Morrison was part of the British Invasion that …

The Bible never mentions original sin; Jesus never mentioned the trinity. So why believe?
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The Bible never mentions original sin; Jesus never mentioned the trinity. So why believe?

Ankerberg: Ravi, we’re talking about questions that students from the Middle East have given you in the past and have right now. And here is one of them. Another student says, “What really troubles me, Ravi, is the Christian dogma that all Christian churches teach; that all of us are …

How can God remain just and justify the ungodly? | Why Did Jesus Have to Die
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How can God remain just and justify the ungodly? | Why Did Jesus Have to Die

[Why Did Jesus Have to Die #6] Why did Jesús have to die? We are reading through Romans 3 verses 21 through 26 It says now, “For all have sinned,” everyone has sinned, “and we fall short of the glory of God.” And then it says, “…being justified as a …