Wading in Confusion

What is this hell of ours? Where has true peace gone? What happened to the sensible men and sensible women that hold strong? Please don't tell me my beloved humanity is little more than a simpleton's naivete. Where is the passion, the community, the culture, the art of living? Where is the love for something … Continue reading Wading in Confusion

Civilization, Power, and Fate: The Paradox of Order

How much of the mission of governance is mired by partisanship, greed, and the hubris to control? Can we not simply work? For the sake of certainty, not for certain dominance, status, or influence. People say power corrupts, and I'm sure it's predominantly true, but humans created civilization, the most powerful and controlling institution. Is … Continue reading Civilization, Power, and Fate: The Paradox of Order

For the Love of Wisdom!: Comments on Practicing Philosophy in Contemporary Times

It's come to my attention that not only is philosophy somewhat popular among many subcultures in our modern, primarily Western societies, but this popularity has somewhat estranged the general practice and purpose of philosophy from the many theories, perspectives, and philosophers whom are held in some esteem by the members of these subcultures and niche … Continue reading For the Love of Wisdom!: Comments on Practicing Philosophy in Contemporary Times