Our Fetishisation of Consciousness

hinking about Life, Rodin's The Thinker

Something I’ve noticed in my struggle with anxiety was seeing how overthinking is and still is part of my life.  Looking more broadly, I see how it’s become part of society. In a world that bombards us with information, we have been more driven into our minds than in previous eras. Most of all, it … Read more

Atheism-Theism Debate – On Meaning

It’s claimed that life is meaningless without religion and it’s an accusation often levelled at atheists. They deny that the cosmos has any intrinsic meaning or purpose so their lives must be the same it’s argued. Atheists see such an attitude as both condescending and a failure to understand. Theists assume other people are like … 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