When we deny essentialism, we lose the ability to speak about what is right and wrong. We lose the ability to speak clearly about what things are. In the end, we also lose the ability to speak about causality and undercut empiricism and rationality itself.
Down is the New Up: 3 Biggest Pieces of Classical Theism Missing From the Modern Mind Pt. 3 – Teleology
Of the three classical theism topics being discussed in this series, the loss of a teleological view of the world has the most devastating consequences. Many things that are objectively bad our modern society now calls good.
This is part 2 in this series of posts rebutting Sean Carrol’s recent paper titled Why is there Something, Rather Than Nothing?. In part 1 we were introduced to Sean Carroll, a cosmologist who wrote a philosophy paper arguing that the universe can exist as a brute...