In defence of determinism and predestination.

Good afternoon everyone. How are you all doing? I would say "I hope you're all enjoying the sunshine" but there doesn't appear to much of it about today; it is for this reason I find myself sat inside with a toasted tuna and sweetcorn sandwich, a glass of cherry coke and a bag of chilli heatwave Doritos attempting to explain to you all, the concepts of determinism and predestination. You see, the lack of sun (for some reason), inspired me to pop across the road to see my mother and, as always, a Continue reading [...]

Philosophical musings: Life after death

The following is an extended essay in response to the question "Only a belief in an embodied existence after death is philosophically justifiable. Discuss" for my A-level Philosophy coursework written between September '08 and January '09. The piece only attained a D grade, however, I believe this was due to the piece's deterring from the original question. I feel that the essay raised some interesting points and I wanted to share it with you. Please feel free to leave your comments. An embodied Continue reading [...]