Tag Aphorisms on Love and Hate

Fridays with Fred: On Being Woke

As I write this post it is two weeks since the murder of George Floyd. But it is very possible that you are reading it months, even years, after that...

Fridays with Fred: Sorry, Not Sorry

Few readers will be unfamiliar with the idiom, ‘it’s better to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.’ Of course, only the criminally insane would apply this expression to,...

Fridays with Fred: Friendship

Over the years at Rekindle I have written about friendship, particularly: (i) Christian friendship; (ii) obstacles to friendship; and (iii) the supposed dangers of mixed-sex friendships. Therefore, I was delighted...

Fridays with Fred: Love and Marriage

Feelings fluctuate. It never ceases to amaze me how effortlessly my wife and I can shift from amorous doting to aggressive defamation. We are emotional beings—for better or for worse....

Fridays with Fred: How Habits Shape Us

If you have spent any time with Christians or attending church then chances are you have heard about ‘hypocrisy’—perhaps you have even been called a ‘hypocrite.’ This emphasis, however, is...

Fridays with Fred: Sacrifice and Significance

Nietzsche writes in Aphorisms on Love and Hate, “A valiant army convinces us about the cause for which it is fighting.” He uses this analogy to develop his idea that...

Fridays with Fred: Existentialism and Entertainment

“One hears a lot of talk about men, but none at all about man.” So wrote Friedrich Nietzsche in his Aphorisms on Love and Hate. To the skim reader, you...