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

Not Just to Live but to Thrive: Why ‘Spirituality’ is important

‘If you know the Way broadly you will see it in everything’ Musashi People talk about the cost of living, but what about the rising cost of not living? In today’s era people are giving up on the traditional theistic religions, at least in the west. People are searching for guidance and they’re not getting … Read more

Explaining the Buddhist viewpoint of Emptiness (Śūnyatā)

‘Insofar as the senses show becoming, passing away, and change, they do not lie. But Heraclitus will remain eternally right with his assertion that being is an empty fiction. The “apparent” world is the only one: the “true” world is merely added by a lie’. Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols Sunyata, or Emptiness, is … Read more