Sunday, December 27, 2020

Saturday, December 26, 2020

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

On Medium: What is Godlessness?

An article on how godlessness is much more than atheism, namely the enlightenment that sees through not just theistic religions but secular idols, civil religions, and noble lies.

On Medium: The Firing of a Sex Fiend Philosophy Professor

A satirical article based on a true story of so-called depravity and justice.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

On Medium: Cycles, Progress, and the Clash of Civilizations

Here's an article about seeing through the superficial differences between religions, to a more decisive classification that addresses the carbon cycle and the calamity of Western individualism.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

On Medium: Trumpism as a Revelation Of Evil

Explore the mythic dimension of Trump’s evil. What exactly is that deplorable condition, and what does it mean for a US president to have been openly inhuman?

Saturday, December 12, 2020

On Medium: Progress and American Infantilism

This one's on how American mass culture became so infantile, and on the existential standard of maturity that makes that judgment so vital in view of the self-destructive consequences of our flights into childish fantasies.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

On Medium: Modernity and the Anguish of Artists

An article on how science, capitalism, democracy and digital tech trivialize art, and how art instead is supposed to critique society and guide us towards deeper meaning.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

On Medium: Is Success Ever Earned?

An article on how our commonsense congratulations about our successes in life are empty if talent, hard work, and luck don't add up to unambiguous merit.

Monday, December 7, 2020

On Medium: The Guilty Pleasure of Hating Trump

President Trump's malignance is due to his severe mental disorder, so is it contemptible to hate him for his incapacity to be a normal, full-blown person? 

An open letter to my fellow Trump-loathers.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

On Medium: A Plea for Gas-Powered Leaf-Blowers

My triumphant return to satire! Here's one on those oh so loud, gas-powered leaf-blowers I love so much.