East Vs West – Differing Traditions and Paradigms

What seems to get lost in the Atheist-Theist debates is just how different the respective worldviews are. Theists and atheists seemingly fail to notice the absence of other religions like Buddhism in this debate. Here I contrast what I know about two differing worldviews that affect debates and conversations about religion and philosophy. In the … Read more

Wild at heart: the seductive quality of nature

Yoga meditation in lotus pose by man silhouette with moon and purple dramatic sunset sky background.

Have you ever seen the film Into the Wild? It’s based on the true story of a young man, Christopher McCandless, who leaves everything behind to venture out into the world on his own. Another is the story Wild, where Cheryl Strayed ventures onto the Pacific Crest trail alone. Why do some people seek the isolation of the … Read more