Kierkegaard on the Bible

From Provocations: Spiritual Writings of Kierkegaard (edited by Charles Moore): The matter is quite simple. The Bible is very easy to understand. But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand we are obliged to act accordingly. Take any [Read More...]

Why Liberal Arts Majors Wouldn’t Want to Live on a Space Colony

Think about what life in a space colony would be like: a hermetically sealed, climate-controlled little nothing of a place. Refrigerated air, synthetic materials, and no exit. It would be like living in an airport. An airport in Antarctica. Forever. When I hear someone talking about space colonies, I think, that’s a person who has [Read More...]

Tallis’s Daily Hallucinating Delusional Syndrome

If I told you that I had a neurological disease which meant that for eight or more hours a day I lost control of my faculties, bade farewell to the outside world, and was subject to complex hallucinations and delusions – such as being chased by a grizzly bear at Stockport Railway Station – you [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X