paradox

What Caused God?

The previous blog, “Crazy Neighbors” asserts that every effect has a cause.  The obvious follow up question is, “If every effect has a cause, then what caused God?”  The question is a bit misleading, because it assumes that God is included in that category we define as “effect.”  But God isn’t…

Locke and Demosthenes

Locke and Demosthenes. The two names for some, conjure up the concept of philosophy, but for Orson Scott Card fans, Locke and Demosthenes are the pseudonyms of Valentine and Peter, two super-intelligent children who get “citizen’s access” to the net and pose as adults…