The yearning to be free plagues us all in the modern day. What, then, do we do about this insatiable urge to drop it all and run to the woods?
From the depths of the "Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows" comes another word of startling, and often haunting, poignancy: ellipsism.
Man was made for a hunter-gatherer lifestyle. What, then, did we lose by switching to agriculture and industry?
The mind-body problem may be the deepest of all mysteries and the last great problem. Let us look at some of its solutions.
As intimidating of a thought as it may be, it is undeniably true. Our quest for knowledge will end in failure.
We all tend to use the terms "knowledge", "intelligence", and "wisdom" interchangeably. But should we?
Atheism has been slowly taken over by the ever-vocal New Atheist movement. This, however, leads to the forgetting of the influence of pantheism in historical atheism.
The idea of the Way is seemingly universal in world religions. What does that say about our religions' histories, and more importantly, the Way itself?
The similarities between Marcus Aurelius' "universal nature" and Lao Tzu's "Tao" reveal both a fundamental problem of philosophy and a universal solution.
Religions today are locked in a battle between individuals and institutions. How can history help us understand this battle, and how can we navigate it in the present?
The fundamental nature of God and reality have always been beyond the grasp of man. How, then, may we conceive of the fundamental nature of things?
Anemoia is a little-known word for a well-known phenomenon. Why does it occur, though, and how can we wield it?
Systemic oppression has plagued humanity for millennia. How do we rid ourselves of it, once and for all?
Far too often in the modern day, people are lost when wondering who they really are. So, then, who are we, and who are we not?
Hierarchy is an accepted pillar of Western society, but that does not mean it should be. Its many issues and brighter alternatives are discussed in this short examination.
Desire has long been the downfall of many a good man. How did the wise men of old tackle it to achieve fulfillment?
The Yellow Vests Movement in France has been all over the news lately for its rampant triumphs. What can hopeful American activists learn from its success?
The soul of the modern world is torn between technological progress and societal stagnation. The following explores how we may mend this rift and achieve the greatness that lays at our fingertips.
An immense but indispensable manifesto on how a true dethroning of tyranny in the U.S. may be undertaken.
Most of us live our lives without ever delving deeper into ourselves and exploring the infinity within. It's time we changed that.
A short story detailing a mentor and his student discussing the moral values of the universe, mankind and the individual, as well as a morally balanced hypothetical world.
We live with the lie of our superiority over the Earth, and this lack of both balance and morality shall do us no favors in the future. It is imperative that we change our evil ways, lest our communities become plagues on both ourselves and the Earth.
All too often, we are confined to living our lives as static, statuesque people, unwilling or seemingly unable to grow. But this need not be the case, and the alternative to a mundane life can be an exhilarating and an enlightening thing.
The Pledge of Allegiance is practiced in schools across the country with nobody questioning it or its content. But should this really be the case?
Many writers have incorporated religion into their fiction, most notably in the genres of sci-fi and fantasy. How could their depictions of religion, no matter the context, be improved?
The world has experienced two referendums in recent times that have shaken up the powers that be in their respective regions. What will the future hold for the people groups in question and others?
Many of our perceptions about the past are falsehoods bred of the fiction of the past and present. But how has this effected us and our society?
The divisiveness of American politics has become a serious threat to our political discourse. What is the future of this? How can it be stopped?