Morally lost and confused?
The President of the United States of America has been described as “morally lost and confused“. This is what Christianity Today said, calling for Donald Trump’s removal. Just to be clear (JTBC), this is their opinion. Did I say this was my opinion? I did NOT! Did I imply thisRead More
Walker’s treatise on human nature
As much of my time is spent thinking about human nature, I revisit ‘the’ Treatise on Human Nature by David Hume. I would have read many parts of this in my youth, which I would have forgotten – though some of the ideas would remain somewhere in my subconscious orRead More
Are we alone in the universe?
Some big questions arise after reading an article in the Financial Times: Is Earth the only living planet? “Lisa Kaltenegger is among the scientists hoping to find evidence of life on worlds that orbit stars beyond our sun.” – they say. Tough if anybody cannot access the article – andRead More
What does it mean to be human?
This is not an easy issue to address. It must be about the balance of human strengths and weaknesses. The mindmaps below represent a few months of thinking in the background, based on years of experience. They are not meant to be exhaustive. Mindmaps may be updated at any time. Read More
The following I’ve been told about ‘everybody’. Everybody: Needs somebody. Needs friends and confidants. Gets sick at some point. Is born and dies. Has good in their hearts. Is capable of evil. Breaths air, sleeps, eats, drinks water, and goes to the toilet. Has brains. Is free to do whatRead More
‘Everybody’ knows about the strengths in human nature! By ‘everybody‘ I mean a majority of people. In any event ‘everybody’ uses the term ‘everybody’ – or ‘not everybody’ conveniently – so I’m using the term. And – I don’t give a monkeys whether I know ‘everybody’ – and I don’t!Read More