This is an ambitious essay. Who can claim to know what God thinks ? Well, people claim to know such things. I am not one of them. I would try to resolve the idea in the title sideways. I won’t deal with it head on. In essence, this essay is a conjecture. If you want to […]Read More WHY GOD ALLOWS BAD THINGS TO HAPPEN
I read a detective novel by Jeffery Archer, I think. It was one of the books in the Lincoln Rhyme series. The hero, and quadriplegic detective, Lincoln Rhyme succeeded in making out the villain, a world class assassin. Then a curious thing happens. Lincoln Rhyme asks for an interview with the criminal. In the interview […]Read More GOOD AT BEING MEN
I don’t believe despair is always useless. It can sometimes lead to change. When you offend someone you ask for forgiveness as a result of despair. The despair I think isn’t useful is the political atheism among my fellow youth. The Buddha teaches that before we speak our words should pass through three filters. 1. […]Read More POLITICAL HOPELESSNESS
This title is taken from Joseph Campbell. He uttered the phrase in one of his series of interviews which come under the title Power of Myth. I loved the phrase so much that I couldn’t get it out of my head. I also think that it is a useful idea. I am not sure, but […]Read More FOLLOW YOUR BLISS
I have a weird title up here. I wonder if you understand the question. I actually wanted the title to be “Do Your Thoughts Think You?” But that would have been very confusing. This piece is about how much we are in control of our thoughts. Are we responsible for our thoughts? Are our thoughts […]Read More DO THOUGHTS THINK THEMSELVES?