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
Humanity #5: Moral Counter-Balances
Why do those concerned primarily with material things spend so much time and effort on thoughts and understandings? Why do those who seem most concerned about having the right state of mind or ethical philosophy get so involved and invested in material things? People to me have always seemed backwards. They often say and do … Continue reading Humanity #5: Moral Counter-Balances
Nietzsche & Buddhism; the Purpose of Morality
"The significance of morality as an ethical guide is that it offers stability and fulfillment in a deterministic world that does not protect anyone from meaninglessness or nihilism by providing stability for the ever-fluctuating will of consciousness"