A Paper About Philosophy And Philosophy

1956 Words Apr 27th, 2016 8 Pages
Philosophology The first thing that comes to mind while writing a paper about philosophy is “why”. The irony in this is that this is what philosophy is about—asking the “why”. Philosophers question the ideas that people often skip past. These questions, no matter how frustrating or mind numbing, can be some of the most important ones we contemplate. Although there is no definitive answer, it is still necessary to question the who, what, and whys of life. From pondering these types of questions, I have learned new perspectives from the philosophers and thinkers like Soren Kierkegaard, and Charles Darwin, as well as recognize a solid foundation in my own beliefs. After the last gasp of air and the final lub-dub of the heart, people have two options: Heaven or Hell. To go to Heaven, one must accept God into his life and allow him into their soul to embrace his love. Heaven is specific to each person—it is how people perceive peace and perfection in their own mind. Its uniqueness embraces one as an individual and marks ones originality in the world. People are happy and their souls are blessed. It is important to understand that people in Heaven were not perfect on Earth, they sinned, but they asked for forgiveness and learned from their mistakes. Being with God in the afterlife means growth and understanding occurred on earth. Like Kierkegaard stated, “And this is one of the most crucial definitions for the whole of Christianity; that the opposite of sin is not virtue but…

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