I’ve sometimes been asked how, as an atheist, I can enjoy life when all I have to look forward to is nothing (i.e. no afterlife). Actually, this sort of question is based on a fallacy, the truly sad idea that true joy can’t be experienced in this life, but only in some perfect (albeit robotic …
Category Archives: Philosophy
I’ve really been enjoying Sam Harris’ blog recently. It’s a refreshing look at the world that I find extremely inspiring. http://www.samharris.org/
Up and OUT
Well, it’s been quite a while since I did anything with this site or this blog. Having just completed my Masters degree at UoL, I’ve got a bit more time to do things that aren’t either work or study related. (And, before you ask…though some of you already did…I’m not planning the PhD any time …
Change we can believe in.
Today we awoke to a world significantly different than the world of yesterday. Today we awoke to a world where the USA finaly came of age. Discarding the uncomfortable past of its childhood, and with it the destructive policies and ideals of its tantrum ridden teenage years, the USA showed that it is ready for …
Hold that thought
The difference between writing and being a writer is that when you write, you hold the pen and when you are a writer, the pen holds you.