Philosophical Worldviews

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Philosophical Worldviews


Does God exist or not? Does it matter? Using standard cultural labels, it seems we’re all becoming materialist, naturalist, relativist, humanist, hedonists that seem to think we have it pretty well together. Metaphysical thought is for philosophers and theologians. “Religion” is OK for those who need a crutch to limp through a difficult life. Well, philosophical truth is actually right below the surface… Check it out…
  • Moral Argument Video: Special Guest Dr. William Lane Craig returns and defines the Moral Argument for the existence of God.
  • Moral Argument: Is it possible to have an objective standard of ethics without such a being as God? Learn about the moral argument for the existence of God.
  • Cultural Materialism Video: The ultimate goal is to destroy American free-enterprise capitalism by undermining its economic engine, the Middle Class, and the basic building block of society: the Family Unit.
  • Agnostic Video: Our guest Sean McDowell from Worldview Ministries answers the question, Is God a Human Invention?
  • God's Love Video: Does God like me? Check Yes or No. God has already declared His love for us and that will never change.
  • Humanism Video: What is Humanist Psychology according to the Secular Humanism Worldview? Find out here.
  • Ontological Argument Video: Listen as special guest Dr. William Lane Craig explains the Ontological Argument. What is it and why is it important?
  • Ontological Argument: Study this argument for the existence of God. It is a valid argument? Does it make sense?
  • Principles of Morality Video: Randall Niles examines the conflicting concepts of moral relativism and universal truth as they are applied by many people today.
  • Problem of Evil Video: Randall Niles looks at good and evil -- Is evil a created thing, an object? Or is evil the absence of something.
  • Blind Men and the Elephant Video: What can we learn from this famous Indian fable? Hear Randall Niles' commentary on the interpretation of this famous story.
  • Teleological Argument: Learn about this argument for the existence of God. What are the proofs of fine tuning that make up this argument?
  • Blind Men and the Elephant: What is the meaning of this fable? What mistake did the blind men make? Find out some interpretations here.
  • Belief in God: Does not believing in God make you more intelligent? Find out what the studies say?
  • Is There a God Video: Stream this short video on what people think about God! Why am I here on earth? Where did I come from? What am I worth? How do you connect with God?
  • Blaise Pascal Accomplishments: Could his intellect provide all the answers to life and happiness? What did he learn about meeting God personally?
  • Life of King David: Learn about this great king and his impact on philosophy. What did he learn from trial and suffering?
  • Cultural Relativism Video: Stream this short video clip on relativism. How do we know what’s morally good and morally bad? What standards help us through ethical dilemmas?
  • Aristotle: Learn about this notable philosopher and read some of his great quotes about virtue and life.
  • Relative Truth Video: Is there universal truth? Can we use examples from science to investigate the existence of absolute truth? Find out now by watching this short clip.
  • Creation vs Evolution Video: Stream this short video on this huge issue of origins. Are you a creationist or an evolutionist and what does that say about your beliefs?
  • Life of St. Augustine: Discover the history, struggles, and successes of this great man of faith. Read several of his quotes.
  • Philosophy Quotes: What can you learn from famous philosophers? Consider these quotes from several great minds of philosophy.
  • Abd-ar-Rahman III: After a life as a powerful prince, what did this man reflect on his life? What was his philosophical conclusion about life and purpose?
  • Supernaturalism Video: Can we get a glimpse of the Omni-Natural World of Extra-Dimensionality? Is there really a realm of the metaphysical? You gotta see this short video clip!
  • Morality Video: Are there universal standards of right and wrong, good and evil? How do you make your ethical decisions? Watch this short video clip on morality now!
  • C.S. Lewis Quotes: Read quotes from Lewis on life, atheism, and God. Learn from his wisdom in these areas.
  • Truth and Religion Video: Can faith pass the test of reason? Can Truth and Reason coexist? Can religion be rational? Watch this short video now!
  • The Problem of Evil: What is evil? Why do cataclysmic events in nature take place? Are they acts of God? Find out here.
  • Materialism Video: What are the terms and definitions underlying this popular world-view? Watch this video.
  • Polytheism Video: What is polytheism? Dr. Geisler explains this concept and how to understand its concepts.
  • Deism Video: Norman Geisler describes deism. What is it? What does it mean? Who believes in this worldview?
  • Who Created God Video: Is there a Divine Exception to the Law of Causation? What is the Cosmological Argument? You have to see this incredible but short video clip!
  • Gilgamesh: Nearing the end of life, discover the simple truths he discovered. What was his reaction to these important truths?
  • Inside Information Video: Randall Niles looks at the internal world of conscience and self that can't be explained through scientific tools alone.
  • Antony Flew: Read how this British philosopher and champion for atheism followed the evidence for intelligent design. Read of his about-face.
  • Insanity Defense Video: Does ethical tolerance lead to moral chaos? How do sanity and the insanity defense relate to universal standards of morality? Watch this short video.
  • Philosophy Video: What is philosophy? Dr. Geisler shares with Bobby what philosophy is and why it is important for the Christian.
  • C.S. Lewis Quotes Video: Why do we quote C.S. Lewis so often? John Stonestreet tackles this question and Lewis' commentaries about life.
  • Postmodernism Critique: Did any of the positive contributions of postmodernism originated with postmodernism? Find out here.
  • Natural Law: What do Socrates, Plato, Augustine, and Aristotle have to say about natural law? Find out here.
  • Philosophy: What is important to all philosophies? The foundation of your philosophy is the key to your entire worldview.
  • Postmodernism Video: What is postmodernism and what are the basic beliefs? Listen as Randall Niles explains this belief system.
  • Natural Law Video: It is a moral theory of jurisprudence, which maintains that law should be based on morality and ethics. Why?
  • Nebuchadnezzar: What did this mighty king go through that changed his viewpoint on life? What was his conclusion?
  • Moral Relativism Video: You have to watch this short video clip! Are standards of right and wrong merely vain imaginations of time and culture? Is morality neutral? Check it out now!
  • Existentialism: Learn more about this philosophy and its impact. Consider the basic concepts that make up this philosophy.
  • The Elephant Principle Video: How did the great philosophers reconcile their ideas of God? What’s the story of the Blind Men and the Elephant? Click to stream this short video now!
  • Seeking Truth: Are all faith-based beliefs flagrantly irrational, as claimed by some authors? Discover a response to this question.
  • Life of Confucius: Study the history and sayings of this notable philosopher. Who impacted him and what was his impact on others?
  • Evolutionism Video: Watch this awesome video clip of the Bombardier Beetle. Is there a logical explanation for how evolution could explain the creation of this defense mechanism? What do experts think about this?
  • Is God Real Video: Check out what the people on the street are saying about God's existence and interaction with us. You have to see this short video clip!
  • Philosophy of Life Video: Randall Niles lobs another wake-up grenade to re-engage the Big Questions of Life. What is the meaning of life?
  • Mind vs Brain Video: What do monism and dualism mean to the immaterial world of consciousness, self, and subconscious thought? Stream this short video clip
  • Critical Thinking Video: Want a little Critical Thinking 101? Here's a Wake up Call for all the passive wanderers in life. Check out this short video clip!
  • Human Suffering: Are things that cause us happiness as individuals always good for us? Can morality be defined in terms of happiness?
  • Nihilism: Discover more about this philosophical view of life and the influence it has had on society and culture.
  • Thomas Aquinas: Learn about this angelic teacher and how he defended theology. Consider His five ways of proving God’s existence.
  • Moral Relativism Video: You have to see this short video! Who said, There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so? Is moral relativism true?
  • Absolute Truth Video: Stream this short video. When it comes to truth, is everything relative to the individual? Are there any universal truths in the world?
  • Postmodernism: How is this term defined or described? What influences this philosophy and mindset for living? What are the ideals?
  • What is Truth Video: Are there unchanging truths in a changing world? Are there absolute truths or is it all relative? Watch this short video!
  • Ethical Relativism Video: Are there any surviving standards of ethics and morality? Are there any universal truths? Stream this short video now!
  • Does God Exist Video: Is God real? What do you think? Check out these great man-on-the-street interviews in this short video clip and hear what the world says.
  • Great Philosophers: Learn from past and contemporary minds in the field of philosophy. What were their thoughts regarding God and moral value?
  • Worldviews Video: What are comparative worldviews? Do you have a worldview? What's your worldview and why? Stream this short video now!
  • Greek Philosopher Plato: What was his view on government, human intelligence, personality, and higher learning? Discover Plato’s’ influence on society.
  • Why Am I Here Video: Stream this short video. Why am I here on earth? Where did I come from? What am I worth? Do I have any intrinsic value? Ask yourself - Why are we here?
  • The Legacy of Epicurus: Did Epicurus liberate man from the fear of God and from the fear of death? Was his theory correct?
  • Agnostic: The term is used everywhere today. What's it really mean?
  • Morality: Where did our system of moral conduct come from? Did it evolve? Was it learned? Or was it perfectly designed?
  • Is God Real?: Is God provable? Check out the latest in science and technology and ask yourself.
  • Cultural Materialism: Terms, definitions and belief systems attached to this philosophy.
  • Who Am I: Am I anyone? Am I god? Am I worthless? Find out how this question is answered based on your worldview.
  • Bertrand Russell: Who was this famous philosopher and mathematician? How did he speak of love and loneliness? Did he find the sense of belonging he longed for?
  • Communism: Marx, Engels and The Communist Manifesto. The economic and political philosophy. The atheistic and amoral reality. A costly experiment for society.
  • Polytheism: Many natural functions, many gods to explain them. A look at the ancient belief systems and their impact today.
  • Atheism: Is this a philosophical belief or an actual religion?
  • Why Am I Here?: Are you searching for value and meaning in life? Are you confused with life? Discover why you are on Earth today.
  • My Worldview: I based my daily conduct on a "social contract" view of the world – “giving back” just made logical sense.
  • Nebuchadnezzar Video: What can we learn from this Babylonian King? What did he learn from his time of humility? Did he ultimately praise God?
  • Naturalism: A look at the philosophical belief system that compliments evolutionary science.
  • Materialism: What does this belief system say about the nature of mankind?
  • Humanism: The terms and meanings underlying this popular world-view.
  • Adam And Eve: Who are they? The Biblical account. Milton's account. The Garden of Eden. Universal parenthood. Original sin. Meaning for today's world.
  • Realism And Naturalism: Scientists with telescopes and microscopes "broke the code" once and for all using 20th century technology. Science trumps anything religious.
  • All About Philosophy: Many of life’s questions are hard to answer. Discover how your philosophy has been influenced by others.
  • Moral Ethics: Morals and ethics have taken a big hit lately in the public forum. Where did we go wrong?
  • Does God Exist: This is a prerequisite to answering the other big questions of life. How do you answer it? Was there a Creator?
  • Philosophy Of Life: We need to drop our preconceived notions. Dump our presuppositions. Just meditate on the evidence with an impartial mind.
  • Is There A God?: What's the latest in scientific and philosophical arguments for God's existence?
  • Existentialism Video: Randall Niles uses the famous line from Descartes (I think therefore I am) to establish the reality of human existence.
  • Roman Gods Video: Randall Niles looks at the ancient pagan and mystery religions and their so-called influence on early Christianity.
  • God Video: Randall Niles summarizes the Monkey Theorem and the impossibility of producing genetic information through random trials.
  • Atheism Video: Randall Niles responds to the critics, cynics, and skeptics who want the scientific world to exist exclusive of philosophical or theological inquiry.
  • Cosmological Argument Video: Randall Niles looks at the notion of a cosmic landscape of infinite universes proposed by many scientists today.
  • Secular Humanism: The documents that explain the terms and beliefs of this increasingly influencial world-view.
  • Atheist Faith: What is the purpose of faith in the life of humans? Do we all have faith no matter what we believe?
  • Nietzsche and The Madman: In this essay, Nietzche questioned whether Western culture was ready for the philosophical ramifications of killing God? What did he say?
  • Moral Truth: What does this term really mean? What is truth? How does moral truth differ? Study the terms and the definitions here.
  • Deontological Ethics: Are the means important? Do the ends justify the means? Find out about deontological ethics and what it teaches.
  • Postmodern Worldview: Can one claim transcendent truth is impossible? Is there objectivity to the postmodern mindset? Find out the main views.
  • Critical Thinking 101: We aren’t thinking anymore! We aren’t even asking the basic life questions anymore. We’re passive creatures, sponging-up pop media.
  • Moral Relativism: Are standards of right and wrong mere products of time and culture? Is morality really a neutral concept? Find out!
  • Roman Gods: The history of pantheism in Rome. The influence of Etruscan and Greek cultures. The Roman Empire and its divine emperors.
  • Egyptian Gods: Ancient Egyptian religious tradition. Pre-dynastic history. The creation myths. Life after death. Common themes with other religions. Universal truth.
  • Cultural Relativism: Can the notions of ethics and morality be viewed through different lenses? Can everyone be right? Find out here.
  • God: What does our world tell us about the existence of the God?
  • Metaphysics: Huge implications! A super-intelligence is the only good explanation for the origin of life and the complexity of nature.
  • Gods And Goddesses: Foundation of mythology in ancient cultures. Egyptian history and creation myths. Greek history and the religious background of the city-state.
  • All About History: What can we learn from studying the past? Discover various events that have shaped our lives and world today.
  • Greek Gods: An examination of the mythological roots of ancient Greece.
  • Deism: How does Deism line up with the Bible’s teaching? Study passages and the evidence here.
  • Dualism: Is the mind limited to the physical brain? Consider the philosophy of dualism and see how it stacks up to the facts.
  • Cosmological Argument: Research the philosophical argument brought forward by Kalam/Muslim philosophers in the middle ages. Discover the three premises.
  • Definition of Atheism: What is it? Read a brief summary of atheism and the basic tenants. How does secular humanism fit in?
  • How Did Communism Start: What is Communism and what is the origin of the economic and political philosophy? What are the tenants based upon?
  • Define Moral Relativism: What is moral relativism? Are all points of view equally valid? Is truth relative? Find out the tenants of relativism.
  • Meaning of Theism: What are the key observations of order? Understand why causation, design, and morality are important.
  • How can we prove God is real?: What does common sense tell us? Common sense seems to state that concept and design require an intelligent designer.
  • Define Secular Humanism: Is Humanism different than Nihilism? How? What does it mean to be a humanist? What is important to a humanist?
  • Agnosticism Definition: What do Agnostics believe in or not believe in? Are they simply free thinkers who ignore the notion of God?
  • Philosophical Naturalism: Discover the summary points to this philosophical position. What makes up this viewpoint?
  • The Existence of God: Is God is materially inconceivable, much more so than the electron? Find out why.
  • Finding Meaning in Life: Is it possible to find purpose in life? Why is it important to live a meaningful life with goals and a purpose?
  • Philosophical Materialism: Is the universe connected by a web of energy, design, and information? Read and summary of philosophical materialism.
  • Define Morality: Many people believe that our moral conscience is a matter of the heart. Is it? Are right, wrong and fairness inherent in all of us?
  • Define Ethical Behavior: Do most adults base their moral decision on whatever will bring them the most pleasing results? Find out where ethics fit in.
  • Is there Absolute Truth: What is an absolute? What is truth? Can absolute truth apply to everyone? Find out!
  • How can so many people believe in God?: Why is a belief in the divine so prevalent? Are people just weak and need God in their lives to make them feel better?

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