Below is a small selection from over 200 various writings and publications from Dr. Flint McGlaughlin. Some of the articles have been published in journals, magazines, and other print media; others are from his personal journals. You can read more about the writings of Dr. McGlaughlin here.

So I Am Writing (I think)

Consider the metaphor by which we understand ourselves and our own existence.

The Web as a Living Laboratory

“The next CMO is going to come NOT from a television or radio background, but rather from a digital media background” The man speaking was a senior leader from one of the largest companies in the world. Their marketing budget was more than four billion dollars. And his statement, though simple enough, had profound implications. The world was changing...

On the Satisfaction Sought by Philosophy

[Essay - Reflection]

Who is wealthier? The man with sufficient financial resources to purchase a $1 million home, but who finds little satisfaction from occupying it, or the man with sufficient financial resources to purchase (just) a $100,000 home, but who finds great satisfaction from occupying it?

On the Difference Between Being and Becoming

[Essay - Reflection]

How can a God who is a complete being exist inside of space-time? Wouldn't the linear progression of space-time imply an incompleteness? What follows is a lyrical essay by Flint addressing these fundamental questions about God. In the process, he comes to an interesting observation on the nature of reason itself. - PC

Justifying Isaac: Is There a Reasonable Condition wherein Isaac Might Surrender His Life?

[Essay - Academic]

The aim of this paper is strictly limited to answering the question, 'Is there a reasonable condition wherein Isaac might surrender his life to an alleged divine command?

Embracing Uncertainty

[Essay - Reflection]

Among the multiplicity of differing opinions about ultimate truth, there should be at least general agreement that there is a multiplicity of differing opinions. Everyone does not agree. Furthermore, most would agree with this proposition: that at least in some ways the contrary positions cannot all be true...

On How Belief Revision Suggests an Epistemological Problem for a Divine Ethical Standard

[Essay - Academic]

The aim of this essay is to argue in favor of modesty in relation to alleged claims of divine revelation, without denying that the revelation could have supreme authority, and more particularly to demonstrate how Hartmann's and Boven's observations regarding belief revision in science suggests a very specific problem for the divine command ethicist.

Does a Comparison of Plato’s and Confucius’s Uses of the Terms dikaiosune and ren Reveal Similar…

[Essay - Academic]

The modest aim of this paper is to compare Plato's term dikaiosune with Confucius's term ren, and more particularly, to determine if there is a similarity between Plato's and Confucius's means of justifying these ideals. I will argue that there is a clear similarity (a) between the ideals themselves (concept), and (b) between the ways in which these teachers justify them (pedagogy).

Transparent Marketing – How To Earn The Trust Of A Skeptical Consumer


OK, marketing pro, let's take a quick test. The following sales copy is excerpted from the Altoona Tribune. Just how effective do you think it could be? Is it persuasive? What is your instant reaction to the tone of the message?