A Meditation on Civilization: Psych 101

The experiments of the social sciences repeatedly demonstrate that most animals, humans included,… Continue reading

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A Meditation on Faith: Instinct Unplugged

I refuse to be reduced to a mere survivor in a dog eat dog world. Continue reading

A Meditation on Faith: Conspiracy Theory

It’s criminal enough that we are fed a daily dose of nonsense and outright lies by the preachers, politicians, and other snake oil salesmen. Continue reading

A Meditation on Faith: Caveat Emptor

Comforting falsehoods are an infinitely easier sell than inconvenient truths. Continue reading

A Meditation on Faith: Carrots & Sticks, Part III

The threat of punishment or the promise of reward can make me “behave” myself… Continue reading