Almost two years ago, I had an episode of psychosis. During this episode, I “heard” “God” talking to me. It was not like a “voice” in my ear or in my head. God does not actually speak that way, as far as I know. During a portion of this experience (it lasted several weeks, I did…
I think that there are some forms of cultural appropriation that are undeniably offensive. Something like blackface, for example, has a long history of…
“Taking it in its deepest sense, the shadow is the invisible saurian tail that man still drags behind him. Carefully amputated, it becomes the healing…
Of course, there are valid reasons to lie. Your six-year-old wants to know if the food they made tastes good (it doesn’t). Your husband wants to know if…
Once upon a time, there was a philosophy professor. He loved Nietzsche. The professor had a habit of developing close relationships with certain…
Roy Sullivan was a park ranger who was struck by lightning seven times. He was born in Virginia on February 7th, 1912. The first time he jumped out of a…
I’m against the ideas that we should try to be in a loving mindset at all times and that things like anger, fear, and hatred are inherently bad. I think…
Hegel called it the master-slave dialectic. Nietzsche described it as the conflict between master morality and slave morality. While they aren’t really…
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