Tuesday, January 31, 2023

On Medium: Did God Design Consciousness to Work in Nature?

Read on about the limits of reason in cosmology, and the religious apologist's phony choice between chance and intelligent design, in an argument for God's existence.

Saturday, January 28, 2023

On Medium: The Inhumanity of Ayn Rand’s Libertarian Mythos

Read on about my main disagreement with Ayn Rand's libertarian egoism, her loaded view of human nature, and why progress requires saying “No” to nature.

Friday, January 27, 2023

On Medium: Scientific Nihilism and the Resurrection of Morality

Here's an article that contrasts internal and external perspectives, the naïve view of ourselves with the scientific view of natural facts, to explain the objectivity of value judgments.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

On Medium: Must God Exist Because Most People are Religious?

Read on about the many fallacies of the apologist's common consent argument for God's existence, that it's unlikely there could have been so much religiosity if God didn't exist.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

On Medium: Scientific Progress as the Ogling and Ravaging of Nature

Read on about animism, scientific objectification, progress, the zombie metaphor, and the surpassing of animistic myths with Luciferian ones.

Monday, January 23, 2023

On Medium: How Monotheists Objectify Nature by Glorifying God

Here's an article about the history of religion, the irrelevance of theology, and the telltale continuum between prehistoric pantheism and civilized monotheism.

Friday, January 20, 2023

On Medium: Why Many Intellectuals Despise Romantic Love

Read on about two pitfalls in life: romantic love as a vestige of animality, and intellectualism as a gateway to transhuman alienation.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

On Medium: The Sophistry of Ayn Rand’s Case for Ethical Selfishness

Here's an article that delves into the crudeness of Rand's Objectivism, covering altruism, the egoism of robber barons, and instrumental reasoning, among other topics.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

On Medium: Pragmatism and the New Atheist’s Irrelevant Victory

Read on about the downfall of the new atheist movement, postmodern truth, religions’ social utility, and where religions still go wrong in ethical and in aesthetic terms.

Monday, January 16, 2023

On Medium: The Downsides of American and Chinese Atheism

Here's an article about the options for an atheistic society, such as liberalism, collectivism, and the dream of an existentially honourable society.

Friday, January 13, 2023

On Medium: When Theists and Atheists Make for Strange Bedfellows

Here's an article about how some theists and atheists are Jungian shadows of each other since nerds or counterculturalists alone can take themselves to opposite extremes.

Thursday, January 12, 2023

On Medium: Personhood as the Pinnacle of Alienation

Read on about the differences between animal and human consciousness, the levels of sensory and cognitive detachment, and how our species is inherently alienated.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

On Medium: Why Would a Loving God have Created the Dinosaurs?

Here's an article that pits maudlin theology against the cosmic horror of deep time, and considers some theodicies or reasons why, in this case, a loving God would have created the dinosaurian age.

Monday, January 9, 2023

On Medium: How Nature Made People Supernatural

Here's an article about universe’s destructive creativity, trivial uniqueness in nature, and the genuine anomalousness of personhood in the cosmic scheme.

Friday, January 6, 2023

On Medium: How Science Enslaves the Natural Order

Read on about the pragmatic agenda behind scientific objectification, and how philosophy zombifies the physical objects that scientists and engineers mean to enslave.

Thursday, January 5, 2023

On Medium: How Flying in Airplanes Makes Nonsense of Religion

Here's an article about the atheistic implications of flying in planes, and about how religion’s commonness nevertheless casts doubt on our hubristic secular self-images.

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

On Medium: How Ranking Algorithms Favour Uplifting Content

Read on about how ranking algorithms promote unchallenging, uplifting content, which shows why the self-help industry fares better than philosophy on social media.

Monday, January 2, 2023

On Medium: How All Theological Statements Might be Subliminal

Here's an article that makes sense of religion’s social power despite the apparent emptiness of religious language, by positing that the meaning of theological terms hides in plain sight.