Kazantzakis: “The Saviors of God”

(It is unusual for me to read a book like this, but I wanted to understand the origins of Kazantzakis’ rejection of hope. What I found therein was some of the most poetic imagery I have ever encountered. I discovered a heart longing for truth and meaning and a voice that spoke to me from beyond … Continue reading Kazantzakis: “The Saviors of God”

“Freedom And Determinism: What We Can Learn From The Failures Of Two Pretty Good Arguments”

(This essay first appeared at 3 Quarks Daily. Reprinted with permission.) by CHARLIE HUENEMANN The “Consequence Argument” is a powerful argument for the conclusion that, if determinism is true, then we have no control over what we do or will do. The argument is straightforward and simple