Wednesday, November 30, 2022

On Medium: Our Hubristic Theories of Everything

Read on about how the talk of “gods” and “objects” humanizes the vast, alien wilderness, and how our ultimate, cosmological questions may be futile and hubristic.

Monday, November 28, 2022

On Medium: The Vanity of Cosmological Questions

Read on about the weakness of the design argument for God's existence, and why we should be humble in asking cosmological questions about the universe's origin.

On Medium: Why We Protect Society from the Ravages of Capitalism

Here's an article on the sovereignty of money; why we protect medicine, the law, the military, and democracy from capitalism; and the call for outgrowing personal greed.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

On Medium: The Mystery of Religion’s Persistence

Here's an article that explains how religion and secular delusions persist despite the modern education system that counters religious indoctrination and teaches us how to think.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

On Medium: Religious and Secular Myths as Conspiracy “Theories”

Here's an article that asks what makes conspiracy theories so intriguing, and how do they differ from science such that the conspiracies end up being comparable to theologies.

Monday, November 21, 2022

On Medium: Nietzsche’s Politicizing of Schopenhauer’s Pantheism

Read on about Schopenhauer's pantheism, Nietzsche's Darwinian conservatism, and the liberal’s dismissal of nature’s divine creativity.

Friday, November 18, 2022

On Medium: How Jesus Refuted Christianity

Here's an article about the simple test of godliness: Can the theist prove she loves God more than worldly things such as material possessions, an earthly family, or social conventions? If not, the proper response to her proselytization is to laugh at it.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

On Medium: Economics and Physics Envy

Here's an article about monetary objectification, the unnaturalness of societies,  the bureaucratic mindset, and the economist's scientistic temptations.

Monday, November 14, 2022

On Medium: How Dead Gods can Live on as Zombies

Read on about the fickle literary taste in gods, and how outdated myths and deities survive in vestigial traditions even as society is governed by more contemporary, often secular idols.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

On Medium: Economic Canards and the Reality of Capitalism

Here's an article about economists' equivocations, rational self-interest, happiness, and a bogus pedagogical problem for economics.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

On Medium: The Many Quaint Masks of God

Read on about the history of religion and of our inventive personifications, and how nature's creativity outshines the symbols of our tribal identities.

Monday, November 7, 2022

On Medium: Charlatans of the Self-Help Hoax

Read on as I question the self-help industry’s assumptions about intelligence and happiness, and uncover a charlatan's conflicts of interest.

Saturday, November 5, 2022

On Medium: The Futility of Arguing About God

Read on about the social underpinnings of the "great debate" between theists and atheists, religion's ongoing existential purpose, and why our descendants will be pantheists.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

On Medium: What is a Wasted Life?

Here's an article about consumerism's impact on our social functions and dysfunctions, the loss of freedom in society, and the reckoning with life’s cosmic absurdity.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

On Medium: Why Disneyland and Heaven are for Children

Read on to compare the childlike aspects of spirituality and consumerism, and to see how secular society co-opts religious ideals with a degraded form of childishness.