Philosophical thoughts

  • Synchronicity and the Secret of the Co-creator Sync final MP Synchronicity and the Secret of the Co-creator Synchronicity: is the experience of two or more events that are apparently causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner . To count as synchronicity, the events should be unlikely to occur together by chance. If you believe synchronicity is simply coincidence, then you haven’t read any of ... (Read more ...)
  • The Philosophy of Time times-square1938The Philosophy of Time Times Square NYC January 1938 Have you ever wondered what is meant by a moment in time? To capture a moment in time we have to combine slices upon slices of infinitesimal imaginary finites. To get to a moment we will remember there has to have once been a now! What after ... (Read more ...)
  • ‘Why me ?’ : Dealing with self-pity from a Buddhist perspective buddha-numbersBad things happening to good people, and good things happening to bad people can seem at times paradoxical for those of us who believe in some sort of a natural justice system that’s inbuilt in the way our universe works. After all, it might seem that the only reason for staying moral and righteous is ... (Read more ...)
  • The trio of substitutes for religion ? Naturalism, Humanism and Democracy (Audio Discussion) audioThis remarkable podcast interview from www.commonsenseatheism.com, provides a very commonsense view of why naturalism, humanism and democracy are ideals which may replace its holistic counterparts within religious traditions. ‘Religion is as natural for homo sapiens, as natural as art is for human beings’, philosophy researcher John Shook states in this audio interview, but he also ... (Read more ...)
  • The ray of light that never lands: non-supernatural views of rebirth Rebirth The notions of rebirth and reincarnation are crucial to the Buddhist worldview : ‘rebirth’ can be considered as a crude English translation of ‘Punarbhava’ ( re-emergence of self, Sanskrit). Those amongst us who seek scientific explanations for non-scientific concepts might find it difficult to frame any testable or falsifiable hypothesis in ... (Read more ...)