Thursday, April 29, 2021

Monday, April 26, 2021

On Medium: The Tragic Overkilling of George Floyd

My interpretation of the perfect storm that killed George Floyd, including the paranoia, histrionics, militarization, and police humiliation.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

On Medium: The Antisocial Implications of Mystical Monism

An article on why we should expect enlightened mystics to be amoral nihilists. If selfishness is based on egoistic illusions, why isn't compassion just as wrongheaded?

Monday, April 19, 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Interview and Infantilization Article

I did an email interview with a writer, Sarah Simon, who came across my Medium articles on cultural infantilization, and her article which includes a broader discussion of the phenomenon along with my interpretations of it can be found here.

Friday, April 16, 2021

On Medium: The Oversupply and Triviality of All Natural Beings

An article on the naturalization of Plato’s pessimism about nature: scientific dualism, the oversupply of digital content, and the trivialization of abundant being.

You can find an earlier take on this idea in "Horror for the Codes of Creation."

Saturday, April 10, 2021

On Medium: Mathematics: An Intimidating Game

Read on about how philosophical doubts expose the effrontery of math textbooks, and how mathematical rules are game-like, contrary to the platonic conceits.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

On Medium: Secular Dominance and the Endpoints of Interfaith Dialogue

Here's an article on how modernity triumphs over obsolete religions, and on the need for religions to syncretize a viable rival to secularism, neoliberalism, materialism, consumerism, and the like.

Saturday, April 3, 2021

On Medium: Why China’s Pragmatism Should Haunt the West

An exploration of Chinese secularism and reason which lack the West's Christian underpinnings, including our individualistic delusions of grandeur.