Pascal’s Vote: Why You May As Well Cast a Ballot

In the mid 17th century, French polymath Blaise Pascal wrote a bit of theological logic commonly known as “The Wager”. In his wager, Pascal presents the reader with a table outlining the possibilities of religious belief:  God exists God does not exist You believe and live according to Christianity Infinite gain (eternity in Heaven) +Continue reading “Pascal’s Vote: Why You May As Well Cast a Ballot”

A Eulogy

Dear reader, I hope you will pardon this deviation from my normal ramblings. I am sad to write that my mother passed away unexpectedly at the beginning of this month, and this eulogy is the piece of writing that commanded most of my attention since then. I read this before friends and family at myContinue reading “A Eulogy”

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