"'In our culture, the idea of there being any objective truth is oftentimes a foreign concept,' said Amatangelo, lead pastor of Moorpark’s Life Spring Community Church. 'Our culture accepts that truth is relative from person to person, and that’s such a core philosophical mistake.'
"Amatangelo said that’s just one common gap in modern thought that American philosopher and author Mortimer Adler addresses in his book, Ten Philosophical Mistakes.
"'(When) I start talking to somebody and I realize there’s a fundamental philosophical error between us, I like to go back and get Mortimer Adler’s perspective on it,' he said. 'I think Adler is one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century. He takes each of these 10 philosophical mistakes and distills it down into something you can read really quickly.'"
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Establishing a foundation for philosophy
Caitlin Trude interviewed Rev. Tony Amatangelo at the Moorpark Acorn.