Friday, October 29, 2021

On Medium: Technopower and Strange Salvation in “Dune”

Here's an article on how "Dune" suggests that the secret of entheogenic creativity might have to rescue us from the technowizardry of our demonic, superhuman future worlds.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

On Medium: The Curse of Bureaucratic Myopia at Kindle Direct Publishing

Here are a case study in how a bureaucracy can lose touch with reality, and some reflections on how a Kafkaesque catch-22 might be a tragic blessing in disguise.

Friday, October 22, 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

On Medium: Thomas Huxley’s Scientism and the Agnostic’s False Modesty

Here's an article that explores the potential for plausible forms of agnosticism, given Thomas Huxley's implausible scientistic formulation of the initial concept.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

On Medium: Do Atheists Have or Lack a Belief In God?

Read on about atheism’s implications, the indifference to God, and whether atheists can dismiss theism or whether atheism amounts to the equivalent of a religion.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

On Medium: The Parody of Religion in “Midnight Mass”

Here's a philosophical exploration of the Netflix series "Midnight Mass," focusing on its parody of how religion likely develops from a dubious source. 

Monday, October 4, 2021

On Medium: Are Atheists Hypocritical for Rejecting Faith-Based Evidence?

Here's an article that clarifies the differences between how religious and scientific or philosophical beliefs are sustained, and how some worldviews are more faith-based than others.