Free entertainment, expensive entanglement
Dec10

Free entertainment, expensive entanglement

We sometimes get allured by the promise of free entertainment on the Internet. Because it seems free, we may spend far more…

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Why material progress is deceptive and dissatisfying

Materialism is the belief system that holds matter is all that exists, or at least matter is all that matters. With this belief…

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As long as we are bound by desire, we will be bound to fear
Oct06

As long as we are bound by desire, we will be bound to fear

Suppose an alcoholic is in a de-addiction center. Driven by desire for alcohol, they are sneakily seeking it somewhere.…

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Free will is the distance between impulse and response
Sep16

Free will is the distance between impulse and response

On seeing addicted people relapsing despite their best intentions, we may wonder, “Do they still have free will? Can we …

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What we fear reflects what we hold dear
Jul15

What we fear reflects what we hold dear

When we feel fearful, our fear points to something we hold immensely dear, something whose possible loss terrifies us. …

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Circumstantial anxiety can be addressed materially, but existential anxiety needs to be addressed only spiritually
Dec18

Circumstantial anxiety can be addressed materially, but existential anxiety needs to be addressed only spiritually

Anxiety is a defining characteristic of our present existence. Specific anxieties have specific causes that can and should…

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