When skepticism is healthy — and when it becomes unhealthy
Aug30

When skepticism is healthy — and when it becomes unhealthy

In today’s world, skepticism is often considered an intellectual virtue; skeptical people proudly say, “I’m…

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Sensuality + Technology – Spirituality = Recipe for self-destruction
Aug14

Sensuality + Technology – Spirituality = Recipe for self-destruction

Sensuality: When we are consumed by sensual pleasures or even sensual fantasies, we become oblivious to everything...

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Why progress is accompanied by distress …
Jul10

Why progress is accompanied by distress …

We humans are naturally progress-seeking. The hope that tomorrow will be better than today is what fuels most of our endeavors.…

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Capitalism, communism, materialism
May14

Capitalism, communism, materialism

Recent human history has been characterized by an ideological war between capitalism and communism (or its milder cousin…

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The value of our life doesn’t require anyone’s recognition, not even our own
Mar19

The value of our life doesn’t require anyone’s recognition, not even our own

Some countries have declared suicide to be a fundamental right. If people desire to kill themselves, the government has…

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Materialism reduces you to a number and glamorizes things that make you number
Oct17

Materialism reduces you to a number and glamorizes things that make you number

Most people nowadays are materialistic: they live to seek materialistic sensations and possessions.  Yet most of them…

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