Monday, August 31, 2020

On Medium: Woke Culture and Toxic Femininity

This article is about the less familiar type of personal toxicity, the feminine kind: how it evolved, the values that emerge from it, and how both male psychopathy and toxic femininity might be surpassed by hyperrational existentialism.

Friday, August 28, 2020

On Medium: Craving Authenticity in a Flood of Lies

Read on if you're looking for hints of the sublime in the torrent of lies on social media and in popular culture.

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Friday, August 21, 2020

On Medium: Godless Honour and the Free Fall of Liberty

Here's perhaps the last article in the Godless Honour series, on the downside and paradox of liberty. 

The article revisits questions I addressed a couple years ago in "Do we Really Want to be Free?

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Thursday, August 13, 2020

On Medium: Secular versus Religious Enlightenment

Here's a lengthy dialogue I had with a monistic mystic on the nature of enlightenment and God. Should enlightenment be secular or religious? Should we be traditional mystics or cosmicist pantheists? Should the sage show compassion or transhuman amorality? Why would God create anything?

Sunday, August 9, 2020

On Medium: Godless Honour and the Tragedy of Art

Continuing a series on secular values, this article is on whether art can redeem an existentially absurd life, despite art's trivialization due to its proliferation in digital form on the internet and social media.

Friday, August 7, 2020

On Medium: The Nightmare of God

Read on to discover the nightmare at the root of the world's major religions, the hell of being God that would trigger his creation of universes and of organic vessels as so many escape-hatches into divine ignorance, which saints, messiahs, and mystics spoil to complete the satanic irony of enlightenment.

Monday, August 3, 2020

On Medium: Top Three Criticisms of Atheism

Continuing my series on the top three criticisms of this or of that, here's one on atheism. Hint: among those three isn't the claim that theism can be proven true.