Philosophical education teaches us how to think, ideological indoctrination tells us what to think
Feb18

Philosophical education teaches us how to think, ideological indoctrination tells us what to think

We all speak, but that doesn’t mean we know how to speak effectively. Similarly, we all think, but that doesn’t mean …

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The Gita equips the thoughtful to become more faithful and the faithful to become more thoughtful
Jan19

The Gita equips the thoughtful to become more faithful and the faithful to become more thoughtful

Some people say, “Thoughtfulness and faithfulness don’t go well together. If someone thinks too deeply, many of the…

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Contemplation is the foundation of action; without contemplation, what we do is not action but reaction
Jan12

Contemplation is the foundation of action; without contemplation, what we do is not action but reaction

Some people view contemplation and action as opposites: “If we are contemplative, we can’t be active.” To substantiate…

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The denial of free will converts God into devil
Dec30

The denial of free will converts God into devil

Some people say, “Everything is controlled by God – we have no free will. Whatever we do is ultimately done by God.”…

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We can’t deprive others of their right to be wrong, but we can empower them to use that right rightly
Dec08

We can’t deprive others of their right to be wrong, but we can empower them to use that right rightly

If we see someone ignorantly walking towards the edge of a dangerous cliff, we will naturally warn them, “Don’t go there.”…

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Freedom is not just an opportunity – it is also a responsibility
Oct19

Freedom is not just an opportunity – it is also a responsibility

Our culture celebrates freedom, yet it doesn’t give the freedom to drive to those below the legal driving age. Why not?…

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