Identity Is A “First World Problem”?

As you can tell from the fact that I write here daily about identity, culture, religion, and what we mean by "I": questions of identity are very central to my life.I'm fascinated by exploring the classic philosophical questions that humanity has searched for answers to for thousands of years. Who am I? Why am I here? How does my "I" relate to other people's? I love these questions. I don't know if I'll ever have solid answers, but I think asking the questions and searching for answers is … [Read more...]

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What is the Purpose of Life?

Ever since human beings had conscious awareness of themselves, they have wondered what purpose brought them into being. Why does life exist? What is the meaning of our lives? What are we in existence to accomplish?There have been many potential answers ranging from 42 to it's all random and consciousness is just a development of nature.Perhaps our purpose is to procreate and pass on our genes/assure the survival of our species Perhaps our purpose is to praise and worship God Perhaps … [Read more...]

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