The Pursuit of Happiness is making us miserable

I like many, have pursued self-improvement to better my life, become more successful and be happier. My quest for personal development lead me to read, listen and watch to so much advice. But a part of me became exasperated at how much it felt like work. I asked myself ‘When will it end? When can I … Read more

Buddhism as a vehicle

Buddhism is often misunderstood; those who investigate its ideas often look for a core set of beliefs to cling to. Just as other religions have gods, Buddhism is treated as having some essential truth to grasp. This makes Buddhism the same religion as western beliefs and philosophy. However, the teachings of the Buddha are never … Read more

Atheism vs Theism Questioning Aristotle

What’s often characteristic of many theists in their debate with non-believers is their faith in the ideas of Aristotle. Soon after Aristotle came, more thinkers espoused and expanded his ideas. Aquinas, for example, gave rise to Thomistic Christianity. Advocates will put Aristotle and his ideas forwards yet fail to prove he was correct, merely presupposing … Read more