A Meditation on Faith: Carrots & Sticks, Part III

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

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A Meditation on Faith: Hero Worship

It is not unreasonable for an intelligent and kind-hearted person, before they have acquired sufficient experience about the true nature of reality, to assume that fairness is a fundamental property of the universe. Continue reading

A Meditation on Faith: Belief in a Just World

Given the patent absurdity of our fleeting, painful, tenuous existence… Continue reading

A Meditation on Faith: Apocalypse Now

Only those who live in insular, privileged bubbles think the “end times” are to be found in some distant Armageddon and grand reckoning. Continue reading