Monday, January 17, 2022

On Medium: How Apologists Evade the Christ Myth Theory

Read on about how Christian apologists evade the Christ Myth theory by dealing with copycats, parallels, and other irrelevancies to the art of mythmaking.

Saturday, January 15, 2022

On Medium: Vervaeke’s Glib Solution to the Meaning Crisis

Here's an article about whether cognitive science can show us the meaning of life by reframing religious unities as mental representational ones, or whether life is still just absurd.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

On Medium: How Christians Misunderstand the Nature of Religion

Read on about history, the Christ Myth theory, and how Christianity's Roman politicization led that religion to favor literal over mythic (profoundly subjective) truth.

Monday, January 10, 2022

On Medium: Do Economists Presume Everyone’s Selfish?

Read on about self-interest, economic rationality, and the questionable merit of capitalism. Does altruism conflict with the logic of the invisible hand argument?  

Friday, January 7, 2022

On Medium: Nicolas Cole’s Popular Sophistry

Read on about networked lemmings, power-law distributions, writing advice in the creator economy, art versus commerce, and the reality that undercuts self-help twaddle.

Thursday, January 6, 2022

On Medium: The Inherent Value of a Godless Universe

Here's an article about cosmicism, pantheism, nature's sublime creativity, and how aesthetics trumps morality in the search for objective values and for a meaning of life.

Saturday, January 1, 2022

On Medium: Jesus and Osiris: How Christianity Adapted Egyptian Myths

Here's a lengthy article on the Christ myth theory, Jesus and Osiris, the ancient Egyptian solar cycle, dying and rising gods, and the vulgarity of Christian spirituality.

Saturday, December 25, 2021

On Medium: What Happens After Philosophy Eats its Tail?

Here's an article about the Liar Paradox, peak subversion in philosophy, Kafkaesque modernity, and how a transhuman sage might conceive of all truths as varieties of fiction.

Monday, December 20, 2021

On Medium: Christendom’s Betrayal of Jesus's Counterculture

Read on to explore the Roman Empire’s grotesque co-optation of Jesus, which led to Christendom's neutralization and betrayal of the perennial countercultures.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

On Medium: How the Roman Empire Humiliated Monotheists

Here's an article that meditates on Dostoevsky’s Grand Inquisitor poem to help explain how the Roman Empire forced an existential decision on the ancient Jews.