Category Archives: Religion

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.

Why are we selfish? Can we change?

Examining the root of selfishness in our evolutionary history, and why altruism is important for humans.

Enlightenment porn

Exposing the spiritual superstar who, with his Jesus-like demeanor, seduces you with promises of enlightenment.

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Test spirituality with reality

How do you know a when a “spiritual” belief is true or false?

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.

Reality: personal or impersonal?

Examining the nature of the Ground of Being.

Spiritual hoaxes and the suffering they inflict

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


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