A primary reason evolution is believed by many is because what is thought to be the alternative, religion, is feared, dreaded and unthinkable. And it is true that scientific advances only occur...
So Janet was experiencing new perspectives resulting from meditation practice, but more than that, she was getting some explanations that she sorely needed about life. When Janet and I met, ...
In order to ordain as postulants, Janet and I had to prepare in several ways. For one, we had to make our own robes, two of them. Janet had never made her own clothes growing up, but was accustome...
Conversation was not encouraged at the Abbey. Actually, it was more or less forbidden. We spent the entire day in silent contemplation, or meditation, talking only when necessary during work perio...
These very special gateways are usually spurned by just about everybody. When the gateways conspicuously pop up in our lives, as they regularly do, we do back-flips to avoid them. They are distast...
Illegal drugs are sold with a lie - or maybe a half-truth. The seller says, 'Take this and you'll feel good'. That's partly true, and that can be a real problem for parents. The fact is that most bann...
The aim of my work is to investigate the essence of both psychological egoism and hedonism, and to reach the objections raised up by Feinberg. Acting this way, I have several purposes. First, I will g...
If "I" were to be the only basis for a philosophy, then we would have the unreserved premise that everything which I meet must be deduced from myself. I think this could be the case, but if it i...
The aim of my work is to investigate the essence of both psychological egoism and hedonism, and to reach the objections raised up by Feinberg. Acting this way, I have several purposes. First, I wi...
I loved every mile bussing across this great country, such a vast, breathtaking panorama with so much promise, and before I knew it, we were crossing the Great Plains and running across the flat, ...