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Converging Threads: Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality, and Science (Saying Goodbye to Pop Part II)

  As you know, I have been reading philosophy, religious texts, general spiritual material, and even some personal development over the last few years.  I feel like I have finally amassed different viewpoints that I’m starting to figure out my … Continue reading

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Existential Crisis…over at last

Much of the turmoil over the last few years, and indeed for much of my life, has been essentially an extended existential crisis.  I have come back more strongly to the tentative position I held when much younger (though at … Continue reading

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My current life philosophy: One part Nietzsche, two parts Kierkegaard, three parts Buddha, and a slathering of Jimmy Buffett

I realized that in a few of my recent posts, it would appear that I am drifting off into the abyss of nihilism.  But no; I’m somewhere in the triangle formed by nihilism, existentialism, absurdism.  From what I can tell, … Continue reading

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Eggs come from a chicken, not a bunny, dummy!

These Christian holidays always put in a strange reflective mood.  So I leave you with two things to celebrate today.  The first is a long but thought-provoking article that concludes: Whether unbelief yields an attitude of despair (or even resignation), … Continue reading

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