Thursday, March 28, 2024

On Medium: Is Naturalism Coherent or Vacuous?

Read on for a debate on whether philosophical naturalists can devise a coherent, meaningful worldview that rejects theism and supernaturalism.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

On Medium: The Transgendered are Pioneers of Transhumanism

Here's an article about transgenderism, transhumanism, and the root of the conservative's authoritarian opposition to the freedom that lies at the end of liberalism.

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

On Medium: Trump’s the Joker for Revealing Our Dark Secret

Here's an article about how in so flagrantly and publicly weaponizing the law, Donald Trump inadvertently reveals that America has likely always had a two-tiered judicial system.

Monday, March 25, 2024

On Medium: Is Philosophical Naturalism a Dead End?

Read on for a debate between an atheist and a Christian on whether philosophical naturalism is defensible or whether it amounts to a dead end. 

On Medium: Atheists are More Spiritual than Most Religious Folks

Read on about progressive societies, how knowledge should inform our highest values, and why atheistic spirituality is superior to the theistic kind.

Friday, March 22, 2024

On Medium: Are Sophisticated Theists Just Atheists in Disguise?

Here's a debate about the God of the philosophers versus the God of the masses, and whether elite theism is covertly equivalent to naturalistic atheism.

Thursday, March 21, 2024

On Medium: Does Metaphysics Show that God is Love?

Here's an article about the numerous problems with a Neoplatonic defense of the maudlin monotheistic sentiment that God is simply love.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

On Medium: How Secularists Should Think of Metaphysics

Here's an article about the difference between naturalism and supernaturalism, and how even an ironic, humble, pragmatic kind of ontology makes mincemeat out of theism.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

On Medium: A Loving God Would be Like a Pedophile

Here's an article that corrects the Evangelical Christian's love-bombing cliché that God loves us personally, with a dash of cosmic perspective that returns us to reality.

Monday, March 18, 2024

On Medium: Death Desecrates the Only Holy Aberration

Read on about how the desecration of sacred places such as temples or our pet projects reenacts the ultimate humiliation of the self's objectification in death. 

Thursday, March 14, 2024

On Medium: Kierkegaard’s Small-Minded Christian Existentialism

Read on about the relative smallness of Kierkegaard's Christian existentialism, and the cosmic absurdity that should replace the “incarnation” of Jesus for existential purposes.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

On Medium: Did Divine Love Create Black Holes and Quantum Weirdness?

Read on for whether God is love and whether that sentiment follows from our ability to think in metaphors and to have psychedelic and mystical experiences. 

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

On Medium: Consciousness is the Rupture that Drives Our Terraforming

Here's an article that attempts to solve the mystery of consciousness by reflecting on the mind’s overall function as an intentional discontinuity with the neutrality of nature's wildness.

Monday, March 11, 2024

On Medium: “Barbie” Should Have Been More Existential

Read on for a review of the movie "Barbie," to see why, based on evolutionary psychology and contrary to kneejerk feminism, it's “literally impossible” to be a man too.

Friday, March 8, 2024

On Medium: Does Science Make Atheistic Naturalism Mandatory?

Here's a debate between an atheistic naturalist and a proponent of classical theism, on philosophical naturalism and its relation to science, metaphysics, and atheism.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

On Medium: Why Would God Care What You Do?

Read on about how Richard Swinburne argues that God is our parental benefactor and therefore cares how we live, and about the consequences of strengthening that analogy.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

On Medium: Christianity has Always Been Anti-Modern

Read on about the Church’s demonization of civilized progress, and how authentic Christianity has always been opposed to proto-modern, secular humanistic values.

Monday, March 4, 2024

On Medium: Why Personal Authenticity Still Matters

Here's an article that presents a sociological critique of existentialism, showing why personal authenticity still matters in the clash between cultures and countercultures.