Thursday, April 28, 2022

On Medium: Deflating the Miracle of Mathematics

Read on about the mathematical decryption of nature, the hierarchy of abstractions, and the usefulness of fictions and games.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

On Medium: Haunted by the Mythic Success of Lowbrow Content

Here's an article that shows that the popularity of the dubious self-help and startup genres on Medium is greater than it should be, but not as great as you'd expect.

Monday, April 25, 2022

On Medium: Should Dostoevsky’s Underground Man Embarrass Atheists?

Here's an article about the genetic fallacy, the antisocial counterculture, and whether Dostoevsky's diagnosis of the oversensitive person's resentments and hypocrisy refutes secular philosophy.

Friday, April 22, 2022

On Medium: Telling the Brutal Truth about Conservatism

Here's an article that dispels the face-saving illusion of a political spectrum, by revealing that conservatism is antimodern, antihumanistic, and based on social Darwinism.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

On Medium: Secular Ironies: From Pantheism to Hubristic Progress

Here's an article about secular ironies of pantheism and civilizational progress, and the tragic heroism of our technological flight from the divine wilderness.

Monday, April 18, 2022

On Medium: Come See the Hacks at the Cyber Circus Freak Show!

Read on about the circus and the idiocracy of the internet, and the two dreaded secrets of how to “succeed” as an online writer.

Saturday, April 16, 2022

On Medium: Are Conservatives More Pragmatic Than Liberals?

Read on about Canadian humanism, Machiavellian duplicity, the evolutionary assessment of political systems, and whether conservatism is more pragmatic than liberalism.

Friday, April 15, 2022

On Medium: The One Religious Insight that Science and Philosophy Support

Here's an article about how the natural universe is objectively and divinely strange to intelligent social animals, and how the scientific disenchantment of nature backfires.

Monday, April 11, 2022

On Medium: Is Hollywood’s Identity Politics “Humanistic”?

Here's an article about how religious and secular humanisms nullify the American culture war, and how to emphasize our personal and social differences for a humanistic purpose.

Friday, April 8, 2022

On Medium: The Kafkaesque Blindness of Amazon’s Content Review Team

Here's a report on my second battle with this bureaucracy, as I try valiantly to self-publish my fifth collection of online articles.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

On Medium: The Flimsiness of Tucker Carlson’s Populism

Read on about how leftists alone can divide the elites from the common people, because right-wing populism, such as Tucker Carlson's rests on arbitrary, unstable assumptions that are held hostage by the shifting tides of culture wars.

Monday, April 4, 2022

On Medium: Christian Salesmanship and the Trivializing of Fiction

Here's an article about how ancient fictions get a pass, the postmodern spoiling of the consumer, and the prospect of an atheistic religion that could replace our childish frivolities.