Of the various odds and ends I’ve posted on this blog, three of my favorites are on the relationships between the Hierophant and Death, between the Lovers and Temperance, and between Strength and the Star, respectively. These posts all take a similar approach: looking at the astrological correspondences of the Major Arcana and exploring the […]Read more "Ugh, Fine, I’ll Talk About Politics: Justice and the Emperor"
Walking home today from the undisclosed location in New York City where I spend most of my days, I passed a woman from Amnesty International who was very intent on stopping passers-by to discuss human rights. I smiled, avoided eye contact, and waved her off with a polite “not today” before I continued my walk […]Read more "The Cardinal Virtues, Value, and Justice"
Why do bad things happen to good people? Every philosopher has to deal with it at one point or another. It’s one of the few questions that will never be definitely answered, quite possibly because answers don’t exist. Christian theologians have wrestled with this question for millennia, but no one has managed to come up […]Read more "Fair Lady Justice and the Problem of Evil"