Understanding Genesis | Bible Series

Introduction: One of the most common questions that I receive is how one is meant to understand and interpret Genesis, more specifically the creation account in Genesis 1. Before we start, I want to make it clear that if you are expecting me to give you a definitive answer about what exactly you should believeContinue reading “Understanding Genesis | Bible Series”

Learning from the Bible

What is it: With my channel becoming more structured, I have started a new series called learning from the Bible. In this series, we would be approaching the Biblical stories in a positive lens, looking at what is valuable and what is helpful from these texts. A Positive Lens: What does a positive lens mean?Continue reading “Learning from the Bible”

Why You Should Read the Gambler

What is the Gambler?The Gambler is one of Dostoevsky’s shorter novels about the nature of the Gambler and addiction. Here he discusses morality, psychology, and the struggle that one with an addiction may face. How does it tie in with Dostoevsky’s life? Dostoevsky was a gambler and hence bases this book on his own experienceContinue reading “Why You Should Read the Gambler”

Koons v Oppy: Necessary Being to God? A Review

To view the review in docs: https://docs.google.com/document/d/16a7d3jIAGOqI222LFzFAWQi1HC2Tu0yLpNNDdyJDKHQ/edit?usp=sharing First stage cosmological arguments:  Demonstrate the existence of First Cause Second stage cosmological arguments: Nature of the first cause Based on explanatory role of first cause Based on the conceptual nature of the first cause  Oppy response:  What is the bigger picture?   While one cannot definitively rule outContinue reading “Koons v Oppy: Necessary Being to God? A Review”

Theodicy of Mystery: A Dostoyevskian Approach

Introduction: In the most recent video on my youtube channel, which you can find (here), I discuss a lesser known theodicy, that of mystery. Instead of appealing to an explanation for why there is evil, it actually appeals to the often lack of an explanation of the evil. In this video, and this summary, IContinue reading “Theodicy of Mystery: A Dostoyevskian Approach”

The Problem of Evil is Self-Defeating

Introduction:Continuing on our series about the problem of evil, we will be discussing why I think the problem of evil is self-defeating. If you want to check out the video where I discuss this in depth, you can find it (here). The Syllogism: The syllogism of my argument is laid out in a simple modusContinue reading “The Problem of Evil is Self-Defeating”

Soul Making Theodicy

Today, we continue our discussion on solutions to the problem of evil. In the last video, we discussed Plantinga’s Free Will Defence which aims to show that evil and God are logically compatible. But a lot of the times, the problem of evil is more of an emotional problem instead of a logical one. WhenContinue reading “Soul Making Theodicy”

3 Arguments for God

Intro: Recently, I uploaded a video on my youtube channel which goes over three powerful arguments for God’s existence, here’s the transcript and I hope you enjoy. If you want to check the video out, please click here. Transcript: Growing up in a rather secular society, we are often told that science disproves God orContinue reading “3 Arguments for God”