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

No, the world doesn’t have to make sense

In our quest for happiness, much of our suffering comes from our desire for the world to make sense and to have answers so we can feel safe. I found this myself as I struggled with social anxiety and depression. You see people rushing around trying to make sense of the world and their lives, … Read more

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

The Four Horsemen of the Modern Apocalypse

The Four Horsemen Illustration

While you can come up with many ideas about what problems befall modern society, Ignorance, sin, arrogance, and pride, I feel some have been left out. I call these maladies the horsemen, after the Horsemen of the Apocalypse from scripture. In scripture, they were Conquest, War, Famine and Death. Today it’s different, at least in the … Read more