In the dramatic dialogue The Symposium, Plato placed on the lips of Aristophanes a tale about the origins of romantic … Read More “In Search of ‘The One’: Disfiguring the Myth of American Individualism”
Materialism has been criticized on many grounds that I will not cover here. In fact, I have, in various ways, … Read More “In Defense of Materialism: Philosophy of Language and Employing Material Things as Symbols”
If you have an ounce of human in you—and, believe me, some of us do—you’ll probably experience some form of … Read More “An Existentialist’s Survival Guide to Recovering from Heartbreak: 6 Wonderful Ideas to Help You After a Break-Up”
I go on dates sometimes with this one girl. She’s got two un-boring traits about her: she can hold a discussion with me about virtually anything, and she has beautiful, beautiful blue eyes. If she didn’t have eyes, I’d find her utterly boring.
A universal idea of a perfect spouse isn’t as comforting as the particular reality of an imperfect spouse holding your fragile body while your atoms decay with each collapse of the wave function.
The dating scene has become something which late night talk shows and psychologists discuss on a daily basis. With … Read More “The Ethics of Dating: Modern Inter-Sex Relationships and Some Advice from an Existentialist”
Roughly once a year, I grab some coffee, settle comfortably in a sofa, and re-read The Little Prince by Antoine … Read More “People are Flowers: The Art of Morality as Painted in The Little Prince”
I have observed this for a very long time and have decided to write a short piece about it. This … Read More “On the Axiomatic Self: The I as the Foundational Principle in Which “Truth” is Grounded”
Divorce in the church is happening at an alarming rate, causing empirically documented, fatally devastating harm to both the couple … Read More “A Policy Recommendation for The United Methodist Church: Standardized and Mandatory Pre-Marital Counseling Sessions for All Couples”