The Problem of evil
The problem of evil has been debated by theologians and philosophers alike for millennia.
Epicurus, One of the earliest Greek philosophers to have been a contrarian on the concept of a “good God”, presented the following dilemma to theologians who believed that God was benevolent,
“Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?”
Over a long period, theists have…
We, humans, are social animals by nature, but none of us are born gregarious with high socializing skills. Instead, We learn how to socialize with people as we develop at a fairly young age. And Some of us learn how to socialize at a later stage in life. But, unfortunately, most of the people (even extroverts) aren’t that good at it.
It isn’t the fact that by definition if you are an extrovert, that makes you good at socializing. Most extroverts that I’ve met throughout my life, weren’t as good at forming a bond as some introverts that I’ve met.
Why are the beautiful couple above kissing? Do non-human animals kiss? Do people from all cultures kiss? Is it healthy? What happens in our brains when we kiss? Does our evolutionary past have an answer?
If you had any of the above-mentioned questions in mind, then you’ve come to the right place.
Almost half of the human cultures kiss, whereas the other half thinks that it’s disgusting. Some cultures abstain from kissing because of religious reasons, and others because of culture. Albeit, it doesn’t mean that people from those cultures wouldn’t feel pleasure if they were to kiss.
Do you always work or study at night? Do you often spend time outside at midnight? Do you stay up late playing video games?
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the aforementioned questions, unfortunately, you might be one of the large groups of people who stay up late.
Our societies are very competitive, and we have a lot of things to figure out in 24 hours. We have to work, study, do domestic work and circumvent other predicaments. And because of the sheer competition and responsibilities, 24 hours doesn’t seem to suffice us.
Most of the time, we live…
A young black man boards a train with wishes to see his daughter in a different city. As he boards the train, he sits next to a person, not knowing they are intoxicated. Soon enough, he wants to change his seat because he can’t withstand the breath of a dipsomaniac.
As he gets up to change seats, the conductor abusively yells at him to remain seated or else he would be kicked off from the train. …
What if you knew when you would die? That would be scary. We can’t say how long we will live, albeit we can estimate by using a sundry of factors to determine the potential of our lifespans.
However, there is a way of ensuring the longevity of your children, even before conceiving them. The Idea revolves around Telomeres, and the longer they are in an individual, the longer the individual lives for².
Telomeres are nucleotide sequences at the end of linear chromosomes, which ensure the integrity of chromosomes by preventing the DNA repair system — the mechanisms by which a…
Some things are firmly outside your control, for example, what kind of universe you live in, where were you born, and whatever that has happened in the past — these are the things that are no way up to you to determine. There are also many features of yourself that you don’t control — when you will die, what’s the color of your skin, and what drew you to click this article.
If you haven’t already guessed it, we are talking about the notion of “free will”. Philosophers have been battling about it for millennia. Our societies are built on…
Ready, steady, focus. You are going to be reading something that might answer what you are so intrigued about. Try hard to keep your attention, albeit it won’t be feasible to have executive control over your attention, you don’t have to worry about it.
Something is almost certain to intrude on your consciousness. It might be an intrusive thought, or it might be a memory of yesterday. Perhaps It could be a desire for coitus.
As you read further, your mind will certainly wander at least once. …
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