On Weber, rationality, the spirit of capitalism, and the Protestant Ethic

This is question 4 from a social theory (SOC 401) essay exam in undergrad. Keep in mind the wording of the professor’s questions - particularly where he says “according to Weber” and “What does he see…” This is me explaining through Weber’s eyes. I may agree/disagree or see things differently in parts. But stating that … Continue reading On Weber, rationality, the spirit of capitalism, and the Protestant Ethic

On trials/tribulations, victory, and worldview

In 2009 I took Communication & Organizational Ethics (COML 503). Fantastic class. One of our required books was The Question of God by Dr. Armand Nicholi. During the study of this book, this was one of the questions posed. Prompt: Both Freud and Lewis experienced pain, suffering, loss and disappointment in their adult life; however, … Continue reading On trials/tribulations, victory, and worldview