Archive for April, 2007

Is God Good?

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

I found this quote over at Life & Otherwise…. We can ask, is God good because to be good just is to be whatever God is; or is God good because God has all the properties of goodness? If we choose the former answer we again find that goodness is arbitrary, since it would be […]

Unbelievably Messed-Up Bible Stories

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

Thanks to the Primordial Blog, who pointed me to Ebola World. They’ve got some funny cartoons. Be sure to watch the “Unbelievably Messed-Up Bible Stories”.

Steve Jobs, Messiah

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

Here is an undoctored, unretouched photograph from Reuters. It shows Apple CEO Steve Jobs and EMI Group CEO Eric Nicoli at their press conference on Monday. What really jumped out at me was the similarity to medieval art, specifically this motif: Notice that the halo is not portrayed as a ring hovering over the head; […]