Relativism

So I’ve been reading a short collection of works called “Rothbard vs. The Philosophers” (available for free on Mises.org) and one of the sections is on relativism versus absolutism.  I was surprised to note that Mises had many relativistic leanings and was not surprised to see Rothbard’s critic of those.  I personally agree with Rothbard…

The Circle Maker: Commentary list

The following is a list of commentary based on The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson.  This helps me personally by keeping together all the important details of each book I read and what I write about it.  I hope it serves to help you to if you want to find more information about a particular…

Ambition and Who We Really Are

As an addendum to the post earlier this week on Vain Selfishness, here is a quote by George MacDonald on the same topic. Here there is no room for ambition. Ambition is the desire to be above one’s neighbor; and here there is no possibility of comparison with one’s neighbor: no one knows what the…

The Storm – Flying Colors

The fourth song into the Flying Colors debut album is called The Storm.  Go ahead and give it a free listen here, I’ll wait. It’s worth the wait actually.  This is a great song. So anyways, now that you’ve given it a listen, or are listening to it right now, did you catch all the…

Blue Ocean

The Introduction Song to Flying Colors, by Flying Colors is Blue Ocean.  I’ve pulled out a few excerpts and wanted to discuss them as they seem particularly relevant to me at this time.  Why at this time?  Well, it is simply that I want to have an effect on this world before I die.  Sure…

Fear

The Beginning of Wisdom How should the Hebrews be other than terrified at that which was opposed to all they knew of themselves, beings judging it good to honor a golden calf? Such as they were, they did well to be afraid. … Fear is nobler than sensuality. Fear is better than no God, better…