Beyond Sensational Pleasure

6 minutes By Christopher Centrella In this paper, I wish to investigate value relativism, and give a few arguments against it. In order to do this, I will first discuss the notion of value and some of its properties. Next, I will discuss that which gives us pleasure, known as the subjectively satisfying. Finally, I will provide […]

Merry Christmas, No Flavor Added

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< 1 minute By Jeanne Hathway   In the simple spirit of the first Christmas, I have one thought to offer: “The ox and the donkey understood more of the first Christmas than the high priests in Jerusalem. And it is the same today.” (Thomas Merton, American mystic) I’m no high priest, but I am much further removed from […]

What Is Love?

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2 minutes by Alexander Koshakji The Greeks, who were better philosophers than us, were excellent at making distinctions. They had more than one word for love, such as Eros and Agape. Despite falling in the same category for love, they are polar opposites. Eros is the term the Greeks used to identify sexual passion, where as agape […]