Author Archives: Darryl

Matter vs. mind: which came first?

A theoretical solution to the “hard problem”, by modelling consciousness as a dimension alongside space and time.

Time travel using a webcam

Am I a voice from the present talking to the future, or am I a voice from the past talking to the present? A thought experiment to trigger a transformation in your understanding of time.

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Losing my way

And finding it again.

Why having no afterlife doesn’t suck

Confronting our natural intuitions about the nature of the “self” and “time”. There is every reason to be happy about mortality.

God is a monster (and atheism is not the answer)

It’s not a dilemma with only two options. Learn an important metaphysical lesson from the goldfish.

Clip of Stephen Fry interviewed on The Meaning of Life:

“I curse you, Sloan!”

I’ve been cursed by an overzealous Christian. Ho-hum.

Does the Illuminati exist?

The Illuminati: capstone of the pyramid of world power, a secret cabal that has been running all visible governments of all counties for possibly thousands of years, its plan to bring about a New World Order wherein the entire human race will be enslaved. Is it real?

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NDEs, OBEs & auras: examining non-ordinary consciousness

Near-death experiences, out-of-body experiences, and glimpses of the human aura – how should we gauge subjective “paranormal” experiences?

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Self-created suffering

Suffering in life is unavoidable. But not all of it.

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