A Book Review of “Spirit-Controlled Temperament” by Tim LaHaye

While temperament theory has been a subject of study for millennia, temperament therapy is the new kid on the block, relatively speaking. Since Hippocrates in the fifth century B.C. mankind has known of the temperaments, albeit under a different name and stemming from a fundamentally different understanding of their biological origin. Only in recent history … Continue reading A Book Review of “Spirit-Controlled Temperament” by Tim LaHaye

“Understanding a Command to Believe” – Lecture at Fresno Pacific University

[Note: this lecture took place in the Fall of 2015. I attended the CVPA conference for extra credit in an Introduction to Philosophy course I was taking at the time. The following is the extra credit assignment I wrote.] The coffee was hot and the pastries a day old as the crowd gathered in B. … Continue reading “Understanding a Command to Believe” – Lecture at Fresno Pacific University

A Book Review of “Thinks…” by David Lodge

Thinks… is a novel by David Lodge which explores the tangled lives of Ralph Messenger, professor of cognitive sciences at the fictitious University of Gloucester, and Hellen Reed, a widow from London who is teaching creative writing at the University for a semester while the usual professor is on sabbatical. Ralph is a philanderer who … Continue reading A Book Review of “Thinks…” by David Lodge

Ariana Grande’s Concert, Terrorist Attacks, & Fidget Spinners

Millennials, as now constituted, are those young people born between 1984-2000.[1] Having been born in 1986 I am an older millennial. This letter is intended for younger millennials, specifically those born just before & in the year 2000. These are those who have been most impacted by the recent terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande … Continue reading Ariana Grande’s Concert, Terrorist Attacks, & Fidget Spinners