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The Purpose of the Universe

DO WE REALLY NEED RELIGIONS?

All religions have their basis in the question: What is the purpose of this existence in this Universe?

There are two basic answers to this question: either no, there is no purpose; or yes, everything is meaningful. 533 more words

Philosophy

THE CIVILISING PROCESS

In his book, Symbolic Exchange and Death, Jean Baudrillard examines the psychological consequences of the civilising process and concludes that while civilisation has pulled us from the… 299 more words

Philosophy

New Article in "The Badger"

“The End of E pluribus unum?

The De-evolution of “Out of Many, One” to ME First!”

My new article in The Badger examines the national and international movements away from seeing all people as interconnected (as One) to the separation of nationalism, racism, and xenophobia (fear of the “other”). 45 more words

Being Fully Human

Of Scrambled Brains and Runaway Trains

This blog post is late. Now, I doubt any of you have been sitting by your computers with your pocket watch out, clucking your tongue, BUT JUST IN CASE YOU HAVE, I want you to know that this tardiness is not for lack of writing. 879 more words

Life Lessons

When Sirens Call (the song of the book)

This song can be interpreted different ways. It bears the same title as Paul Adkin’s novel, but it is not simply a song about the novel, and, on a narrative level, the song doesn’t seem to bear any relationship to the plot of the book; to find the connection we need to examine the text […]

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Being In The World

THE GREAT CIRCLE OF ANTI-PROGRESS

THE UROBOROS

Universalism forms the foundation of all monotheisms. Yet it is a foundation badly rooted, for it is constructed on the sediments of separation. 383 more words

Philosophy

Spirituality Today Book of the Month: Walking the Medicine Wheel

Spirituality Today has selected our book, Walking the Medicine Wheel: Healing Trauma & PTSD, as Book of the Month!

Spirituality Today is based in the UK and focuses on “Challenging Paradigms and Expanding Consciousness.” 328 more words

Being Fully Human