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Love People, Not Pleasure
October 2, 2014 – 3:20 am | 3 Comments
Love People, Not Pleasure

Of course you are driven to seek admiration, splendor and physical license. But giving in to these impulses will bring unhappiness.

Zoo Animals and Their Discontents
September 25, 2014 – 3:22 am | No Comment
Zoo Animals and Their Discontents

A profusion of recent studies has shown animals to be far closer to us than we previously believed.

New Monastic Community in Lambeth Palace
September 17, 2014 – 3:22 am | No Comment
New Monastic Community in Lambeth Palace

The Archbishop of Canterbury is starting a new monastic community in Lambeth Palace for young people to experience a life of Christian prayer and meditation.

A Life Beyond ‘Do What You Love’
September 1, 2014 – 3:41 am | One Comment
A Life Beyond ‘Do What You Love’

The faith that my likes and dislikes or our sense of meaning alone should decide what I do is part and parcel with the gospel of self-fulfillment. Philosophy has always been right to instruct that we can be as mistaken about our views on happiness as anything else. The same holds for the related notion of self-fulfillment.

New Comic Contributor: Krisangi dasi
August 31, 2014 – 3:58 am | No Comment
New Comic Contributor: Krisangi dasi

Krisangi dasi (Kaisa Leka) is a comics artist from Porvoo, Finland. She mainly works together with her husband Kamalaksa das (Christoffer Leka) and they have published several comic books and graphic novels dealing with themes such as spirituality, disability and bike travel.

The New Face of Uncertainty
July 28, 2014 – 4:35 am | One Comment
The New Face of Uncertainty

As a species we have started to unshackle ourselves from the great behemoths of corporeal uncertainty. But, in the same stride we’ve attached ourselves to lesser, but more devilish concerns that keep evolving at a blistering pace.

The Philosophy of ‘Her’
July 21, 2014 – 12:30 am | 6 Comments
The Philosophy of ‘Her’

Are non-biological creatures capable of consciousness? If so, does that mean that we humans might one day be able to upload our own minds to computers?

The Guessing Game of Animal Minds
July 10, 2014 – 4:42 am | No Comment
The Guessing Game of Animal Minds

No matter how many objective, scientific facts we may discover … we can never access subjective, personal experience.

Does The Soul Exist? Evidence Says ‘Yes’
June 23, 2014 – 4:32 am | No Comment
Does The Soul Exist? Evidence Says ‘Yes’

Although the current scientific paradigm is based on the belief that the world has an objective observer-independent existence, real experiments suggest just the opposite.

Pope Francis: Childless Marriage Leads to Solitude and Bitterness
June 4, 2014 – 4:03 am | 13 Comments
Pope Francis: Childless Marriage Leads to Solitude and Bitterness

Pope Francis states that marriages that without children ends in “in old age in solitude, with the bitterness of loneliness.”

When Nature Speaks, Who Are You Hearing?
April 28, 2014 – 4:19 am | 7 Comments
When Nature Speaks, Who Are You Hearing?

Despite the power of our reasoning (including science), we can not get direct access to some perfectly objective, perfect “God’s eye” view of universe.