Category Archives: Culture

Big Universe, little me: are humans important?

A clue on how we might determine the importance or unimportance of mankind in the grand scheme of things.

The importance of a mystical perspective

… because there is an impenetrable mystery at the heart of everything.

Check out the videos of YouTube user imyouandurme.

Born evil?

Is everyone born equal, with the same propensity for good and evil actions … or not? Examining the nature of the psychopath.

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Happiness, singleness & middle age

Some reflections on romance, sex, marriage, and the lack thereof, from the perspective of a happy(ish) middle-aged single man.

Vegan diet, 3 weeks in

Still going strong, making big high-carb meals with lots of varied vegetables.

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Natural instinct and the human diet

What should we eat? Is animal protein the cornerstone of a good diet? Do we require dairy in the form of cow’s milk? What are the health implications? Is a plant-based diet more natural? How do we cut through all the conflicting information from dieticians?

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Spiritual hoaxes and the suffering they inflict

Response to a viewer who is suffering the effects of false spiritual ideas.

Celebrate the (re)birth of the sun of God this Christmas

(Oops! I’m a little late posting this here. Well, better late than never.)

Why Christmas should be celebrated by the non-believer, but not by the Christian.

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For A: “If I admit I’ve rejected Islam, I’ll be executed.”

An agnostic from a Muslim background, living in Saudi Arabia, asks for advice.

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The mythological significance of the vampire

Fictional characters sometimes form a mirror of something in our own psyche. What are your favourite movies and TV shows? More importantly: why?

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