The harshness of the existential void

Meaning and purpose are important aspects of human life. I don’t think many will disagree. It becomes intolerable for many people when these two things are absent. Meaninglessness and purposelessness are very difficult to cope with. I’m a bit afraid to alert anyone reading this that there is a YouTube vid down below, because I … Read more

The nature and danger of belief

I should have been spending time on Netflix – but over the last few hours (near midnight on 22nd Jan 2022), I came across the video below (which could disappear). It is about Dawkins among a panel and a bunch of people in the audience. This triggered me to explore – again – the nature … Read more

Losing more so-called friends – resolution for 2022

In 2022 – I aim to lose one more so-called friend. Did I say friend? I did not. I have no friends, so it is always so-called friends. They’re not many anyway – so it is easy to happen really. Now – as I was about to say, on 30th June 2018 I said that I … Read more

How the humans are driven

Humans are driven by various things. Some will again be jumping on the net to Google everything, instead of thinking. Those who read pop-psychology will be about to lecture me on ‘needs’ which drive people i.e. things like primary (as per Freud) and secondary needs (as per Maslow). I have no argument that people need … Read more

Build me a house – sanity check

Sometimes in life you question your own sanity. I’m talking about me of course. But it I don’t cause this. The idiots surrounding me cause this. Here is a situation which is an analogy to an underlying matter. Developer: Give me a quotation to build a house for me. Builder: May I have some specifics … Read more

The Perfect Mate

This is an exploration Star Trek Next Generation Season 5 Episode 21 – The Perfect Mate. I strongly recommend viewing it in full (Netflix) before reading this commentary – because this is a movie spoiler. You have been warned. Preview video below. Spoiler alert The Enterprise was carrying delicate and irreplaceable Kriosian cargo, destined as … Read more