After a lifetime of barking in futility up the tree of success, Ross Lonergan reflects on who we are and who we are not.
Happiness is an abstract concept. It has no particular shape, no unique determinant, and no easily expressed taste. Yet many philosophers agree on one thing: happiness is central to human life.
So I’ve had a crisis of faith, recently. And ironically, the person who unwittingly challenged my faith would probably be horrified to know that I have any kind of faith at all, even if it was in him and what he stood for. I refer to my recent article The Danger Facing Modern Physics, where […]
Watching Being in the World, a small film about some pretty big ideas, opened my eyes to the state of philosophy in the 21st century. It had everything from Plato to Creole cooking, Heidegger to juggling. Modern day philosophers weighed in on the age old question of the meaning of life as well as what […]
“In the blink of an eye wealth disappears, for it will sprout wings and fly away like an eagle. ” – proverb
Guest Author Bennett Coles takes a close look at Stephen Hawkin’s recent book and argues that science is becoming narrow minded and that some of our great thinkers could be missing the big picture
Why on earth would a Buddhist recommend reading Ayn Rand, whose philosophy expounds the Virtue Of Selfishness, for whom thought is the only tool we have to know reality and who views achievement as the sole purpose of our lives?