Category Archives: Philosophy

The Light from Within: A Letter

  “My friend, do not lose yourself in blinding faith. Find yourself through sparks of insight. You will then advance toward the soothing flame of enlightenment. “Life, at all levels of abstraction, can be visualized as Chakras, or circles of … Continue reading

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Moon Landing: Fake or Falcon True?

  Every so often, one comes across someone alluding to the moon landings as Virtual Reality, or just plain fake. Bugs me no end. Why, you ask? It’s the straw with which such folks prop up their sagging, desiccated camel of … Continue reading

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My One Conversation With God

Did I ever tell you about my one (and only) conversation with God? No? I think you’ll enjoy it… so here goes. On a fun exploration adventure with a good undergraduate college friend, AGS for short, we visited a gorge … Continue reading

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Humans and Animals: A Differences Debate

A good friend and philosopher chatted me up some time ago. He was working on a theory of an essential difference between humans and animals. I don’t know if I helped him! You be the judge. Here it is: Feb 5 … Continue reading

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Review: Robots Like Blue

Robots Like Blue by Anthony J. Deeney My rating: 4 of 5 stars A complex, ingenious, philosophical, and thoughtful work. A story set two centuries out in the future, ‘Robots Like Blue’ builds on ideas of robotic sentience. Anthony Deeney … Continue reading

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Empathy, Compassion, and Morality Need No God

A controversial topic for an essay. Call it Flash Philosophy, if you like. The naughty connotation of ‘flash’ lends some controversy, while this blog post surely qualifies as a brief (therefore, ‘flash’) foray into social philosophy. But seriously, it has … Continue reading

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Reincarnation: Truth, or an Addiction?

Someone talked about ‘reincarnation,’ or a desire for reincarnation in some cultures, as an addiction. Here is a response… Perhaps only in part, for this – reincarnation – is a subject where the answer is most definitely “It depends!” – … Continue reading

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