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Red Letter Philosophy

Jul 31, 2020

The sea without and the sea within, like mind and body, or reason and imagination, presents us with two realities. And if Kreeft is right, neither can be reduced to the other, but neither do they exist separately. This makes our world much stranger than we may realize.

Jul 17, 2020

Peter Kreeft, in his second book on the sea and surf, writes that, “the sea herself is the most poetic thing on earth (except perhaps a woman's face), and a breaking wave is the most poetic thing on the sea, and riding it is the most poetic thing you can do with it.” In this episode of the Red Letter Philosophy we...

Jul 4, 2020

Thomas Sowell, writes that, “the American Revolution was not simply a rebellion against the King of England, it was a rebellion against being ruled by kings in general. That is why the opening salvo of the American Revolution was called 'the shot heard round the world.” Join us today for a brief reflection on the...

Jul 3, 2020

Summer is upon us. Time for a little relaxation: the beach, the breeze, and a good book.  Philosopher Peter Kreeft writes that, “a typical book on the sea will tell you what causes storms, but it will not tell you what causes our fascination with storms.  They can tell you how the wind raises waves.  But they don't...

Jul 2, 2020

This episode is not a usual episode. Think of this as more of an announcement. Permanence is the illusion of every age, and so it is for us. We are changing the name of the show.