Thursday, June 27, 2024

On Medium: The Neoshamans of Standup Comedy

Here's an article about the neoshamanic role of the standup comedian, a taboo-breaker who heroically prompts us to laugh at our absurd existential condition.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

On Medium: Trump’s an Avatar of Nature’s Inhumanity

Read on about the cosmic roles of liberalism and conservativism, and why it's a gross understatement to say that Trump poses an "inappropriate" "danger" to democracy.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

On Medium: No, Secular Humanists Don’t Owe Their Morals to Christianity

Here's an article that lambastes Tom Holland’s specious remarks on liberalism and the American culture war, in his book Dominion, and why humanism doesn't depend on Christianity.

Monday, June 24, 2024

On Medium: The World Can be Sacred to Atheists Too

Read on about how atheists needn't deny the validity of a spiritual relationship to the world's sacredness, contrary to John Vervaeke’s weaselly resort to “nontheism.”

Thursday, June 20, 2024

On Medium: Art’s Purpose When AIs Generate All Possible Contents

Read on about why human artists will carry on even when AIs dwarf human abilities by producing all possible human art and storing it on a mighty thumb drive.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

On Medium: Trump’s the Worst and the Best Nominee for American President

Read on about the paradox of how Trump is both the worst and the best nominee for American president, to gain insight into American culture and politics.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

On Medium: The Perverse Thanking of Christendom for Modern Progress

Here's an article that exposes the fallacies and sophistries from Tom Holland’s book Dominion about how modern secular progress derives exclusively from Christendom.

Monday, June 17, 2024

On Medium: Prophets and Saints are Always on Their Death Bed

Read on about how only few of us train for dying with “spiritual” philosophy, by keeping in mind the subversive awareness of our dire existential condition.

Friday, June 14, 2024

On Medium: Trump’s Hyperreality and the Dread of Culture Creation

Read on about the naivety of Democrats’ fascination with Trump’s mere “lies,” and Trump's superpower of creating the hyperreality of a conservative culture.

Thursday, June 13, 2024

On Medium: Catholic Sanctimony and the Alleged Naturalness of Moral law

Here's an article on the Catholic Catechism’s lame attempt to assimilate ancient Greco-Roman philosophy, resulting in the dubious and offensive natural moral law theory.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

On Medium: What is Life’s Cosmic Role?

Read on about the mystic's obligation to explain whether we're slaves to nature’s evolution, trapped in some cosmic role, or bridges to an unnatural order.

Monday, June 10, 2024

On Medium: The Clash Between Daoists, Buddhists, and Modern Humanists

Here's an article that compares some countercultural and mainstream philosophies, showing how secular humanism is a counter-revolt against neoshamanic criticisms of civilized social conventions.

Friday, June 7, 2024

On Medium: There is No Pure Adulthood for Civilized Folks

Here's an article about the different types of childishness and maturity for society’s losers and winners, or for the countercultural outsiders and the mainstream professionals.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

On Medium: Why are the Planet’s Hottest Places Still War Torn?

Read on about the hypothesis that climate affects our ability to think well, which accounts for why military conflicts are currently concentrated in the planets' tropical regions.

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

On Medium: The Daoist’s Futile Rejection of Humanism

Here's an article about the ironies and double standards of Daoism, and how human progress is possible in nature despite the Daoist’s implicit nihilism.

Monday, June 3, 2024

On Medium: The Social Butterfly’s Flight from Atheism

Read on about the difference between socializing and philosophical atheists, and how politicized atheism drives out secularists who lack philosophical grounding.