Despite the fact that racism is clearly immoral and those individuals who are racist are threats to the stability and prosperity of society and all communities and cultures, so long as race is a dominant factor of our social environment, racial conflict will also be with us.
Meaning and Value
Suffering, Angst, and Ought
Recently, I've been learning more about the modern political climate in America and the influences of some ideologies that are arguably more pervasive than they are publicly given credit for by mainstream media outlets. I've been on somewhat of an information binge the last few days listening to as many lectures, podcast episodes, and independent … Continue reading Suffering, Angst, and Ought
Contemplating Death (to Understand Life)
In my understanding, the phrase "Ignorance is bliss" is somewhat accurate in the sense that one cannot be troubled by problems one is not aware of, but it is inaccurate in the sense that one cannot be delighted in not having to deal with problems outside of one's awareness either. When it comes to our … Continue reading Contemplating Death (to Understand Life)
Anarchy as a Metaphysical and Existential Philosophy (NOT a Political Philosophy)
The anarchy is not innately a political ideology, but a metaphysical and existential philosophy with political and social implications. It describes the inescapable, ever effectual, natural state of human social systems.
Your Life is Your Story
I had watched a video this morning by Like Stories of Old (LSOO) on some differences between stories and reality, titled Your Life is Not a Hero's Journey. LSOO is an amazing channel with wonderfully insightful analyses of the significances of modern stories, particularly those in cinema, and their relations to ancient mythological themes and … Continue reading Your Life is Your Story
Pandemic Response: What Do We, Can We Save?
"Recovering economically will be a matter of work and time, but recovering physically or emotionally from suffering caused by the virus is not at all guaranteed"
The Difference between Reality and Existence
Why or how does anything exist at all? It's already a tricky question to come up with an answer for, but this particular question may also not have any certain answer, at least as far as we can tell. If everything in existence was made by something else that is greater, then how did this … Continue reading The Difference between Reality and Existence
The Deified Money: A Historical Theological Analysis of Economic Realities
The construct of citizenship is a hardship that is faced by humanity in the shadow of the political economy and this new economic reality.
Preparation for Death and Dying
I write on death to express some feelings about my life that I feel are atypical and unconventional, yet insightful. This ties into my philosophy of sanity and the compulsion to be "in" rather than "out", but I don’t explicitly mean to talk about mental states here. Just about my own, in fact. I love … Continue reading Preparation for Death and Dying
The ONLY Working Society
A governmental system continually producing regulatory legislation on the basis of "freedom for all" is a deeply confused thing.