Apr 23, 2021
Discussions of beauty, especially in our day, are often discussed in terms of taste. Taste, it is assumed, is a purely subjective thing. However, in this episode we contemplate a proposition proffered by Gene Simmons, namely, that there is a difference between what tastes good and good taste. Dig it.
Apr 9, 2021
The title of this week’s episode comes from the title of a book by Bishop Robert Barron. C. S. Lewis wrote, "This is our dilemma - either to taste and not to know of to know and not to taste.” In this episode we seek to bridge knowledge and taste by contemplating the architecture of the great Gothic cathedrals. In...
Apr 2, 2021
“Then a shriek went up like the world’s last cry
From all nations under heaven,
And a master fell before a slave
And begged to be forgiven.”
So wrote G. K. Chesterton. A poetic reflection upon the meaning of Easter, on this episode of Red Letter Philosophy. Happy Easter.