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Foundations: 4) The Explosion

March 26, 2012 Leave a comment

When I hear an unexpected explosion the first question that comes to mind is, “What was that?  What happened?”
That question is immediately followed by, “What caused it?”
Finally, if I still haven’t found a satisfactory answer, I say, “Let me go see,” or “Let me find out.” Read more…

Foundations: 2) The Toxic Lie

March 26, 2012 Leave a comment

“What you see is all there is.  If it can’t be seen, touched, heard, smelled, measured, or reproduced in the laboratory then it can’t be real.” That is the cornerstone foundational concept for most modern world-views.  Is that concept true? Read more…

Foundations: 1) Introduction

March 26, 2012 Leave a comment

This is the introduction to a series of posts addressing foundational issues of life that determine our world-view.  This particular entry introduces the need for a solid foundation.

Who Needs Foundations Anyway?

Whenever we build a house, we must first build the foundation.  If we lay a square foundation, we will end up building a square house.  If we lay a rectangular foundation, we will end up building a rectangular house, and so forth.  The foundation, though it may be invisible, defines the structure.  If we have to build a rectangular house but lay a square foundation, we’re doomed to failure. Read more…