Tag Archive: philosophy

Tortoise, Hare, Heart, and Mind

Aesop was an ancient Greek storyteller. He told tales of talking animals and animate objects. Most of us are familiar with at least a few of his stories. There is a good chance… Continue reading

Convenient Karma

Have you ever taken an environmental science class? Have you listened in on energy policy discussion? Are you alive and pay attention in the modern world? If so, then you should know the… Continue reading

Certainly Uncertain

Many things in the world are uncertain. The word, “maybe” is almost always more applicable than yes or no. Will I get sick? Will I get a promotion? Will aliens arrive to meet… Continue reading

To Those who Cannot Do

Expectation and disappointment go hand in hand, like best friends walking down the street. One builds up the passers bye with sweet words while the other throws mud in their face. And yet,… Continue reading

Theology for the Future

The Trinity is one of the most powerful concepts of Christian thought. In a nutshell, the Trinity is the representation of the one Supreme God in three distinct parts. God the Father, God… Continue reading

Why Kids Can’t be Rebels

Western society is fascinated by rebellion. From rebels without a cause to Rebel Alliances against the Galactic Empire, we think rebels are good for standing against something. More importantly, we think rebels are cool. That is why… Continue reading

The World Gets to us All

Reality is like radiation. From the moment we are born, we are constantly exposed to it. Instead of waves and particles, reality bombards us with lies, truths, people, and things. If we had… Continue reading

The Map of Life

There is a certain mystique attached to things that are lost. Lost worlds, lost treasures, and lost civilizations loom in our imaginations. We attach more value to a thing when it is lost… Continue reading

Is there Anything but Waiting?

What is the universe? Mankind has been asking this question since we first evolved. We have come up with nearly infinite explanations for all of existence, and for our own place within it.… Continue reading

Don’t Worry about Worry

Worry, like bowel movements and the need for respiration, is an unfortunate consequence of being a living organism. More specifically, worry is the consequence of being a thinking, living organism. Humans worry more… Continue reading

The Universe Compels Me: Do Not Do Dishes!

Even though you might not notice it, everything around us is the result of a long process of development. The computer you are reading this on owes its creation to centuries of incremental… Continue reading

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