Author: Ryan Moriarty

The United States Pandemic Response

The United States Pandemic Response In this paper I will take a short overview of all the epidemics and pandemics save a few in the history of the United States. Examination of the past outbreaks and the US government’s response is of vital importance to understanding how to properly implement plans to eliminate a health threat. The purpose of this is to highlight the delinquency in the 2016-2020 presidential administration’s responsibilities in regards to the current pandemic, Covid-19. Epidemics and…


The significance of saying ‘I don’t know’

The significance of saying ‘I don’t know’ . I am going to approach this in two ways. The first will be a scientific approach and the second will be a philosophical one. The reason is that while I am focusing on the power of the statement “I don’t know” there is a need to build a setting in which one would use this statement, or rather should. To do this I will use every day situations where saying I don’t…


Pascal’s wager vs Ryan’s wager

Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, and religious philosopher who set a wager. Pascal’s wager is that it is in one’s own best interest to behave as if God exists, since the possibility of eternal punishment in hell outweighs any advantage of believing otherwise. Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you…


An exposé on Jesus, the so called Christ.

Jesus, the so called Christ. Did Jesus exist? If Jesus did exist, did he do what he’s said to have done? Are we just telling a story that gets longer every time? To answer these questions, which are lacking in evidence, we will have to examine the documents that are from the time of Jesus. Who was alive and experienced such events? Who was alive to have of heard of these miracles? Who was alive during Jesus’s life time? Some of the more…