Saturday, December 28, 2019

On Medium: The Dark Reality of Self-Help Therapy

This article is about our preference for the social Darwinian, pseudoscientific, totalitarian and infantilizing pablum of the self-help industry to the harsh truths of Western philosophy.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

On Medium: The Man-made Gods of Monotheism

This article is about how basic history deflates the monotheistic myths, and it's a reworking of a longer article by the same title.

Monday, December 16, 2019

On Medium: Future History and Fear of the Transhuman

How would a cynical future historian interpret our present collective behaviour? Read this article to explore some possibilities.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

On Medium: The Full Monstrosity of Trump

This article is about our collective blame for Trump's rise to power, and how humankind as a whole is at least as narcissistic and monstrous as Trump.

Monday, December 9, 2019

On Medium: The Fictions of Moralists and Hypocrites

This article is about the inevitable unworkability of moral or religious principles, because of their basis in myths and fictions. So if we're moral, we end up lying to ourselves and if we're unprincipled, we lie to others to avoid being cast out of society. Either way, fictions rule.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

On Medium: Helpless Passengers of Automated Progress

This article is about how we're disinclined to be moral in our private life, because we assume that modern society automates progress.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

On Medium: Why Write Anything Anymore?

Why Write Anything Anymore? This article is about how the internet trivializes all its contents and how something similar happens in large societies, since civilization trivializes the members of its population. So why create content? And why go on living as a stranger?

Sunday, December 1, 2019

On Medium: The Forgotten Obsolescence of Faith

This article is about how the covenant of faithfulness is the primitive, animistic essence of religious faith, and how secular progress entails similar faith in magic.