Freedom is the Path

Freedom is the Path

Natural Laws vs Social Laws Before cultures clashed, our social behaviors – rituals and traditions – would have seemed as natural as the seasons: each are controlled by the gods, or nature. So, there wasn’t really reason to question the social...
Critical Rationalism

Critical Rationalism

Schools & Traditions Essentially every civilization throughout history has created a dogmatic school in which the main task is to pass on the doctrine of its founder intact to each new generation. And, in the rare event a person criticized the doctrine or proposed...
Everything Changes

Everything Changes

Impermanence & Suffering Some five hundred years before Christ, the Greek philosopher Heraclitus noticed a strange paradox: ‘The world appears to be filled with things. Yet all these things change in time, even if we don’t perceive the change directly. Winds...
Know Your Will & Way

Know Your Will & Way

How the Will to Know Leads the Way to Love Life is problem solving. You’re different from a rock ‘cuz you do shit — wake to sleep, this-that-and-the-other-thing. How often, though, do you stop to consider why in fact you do all this shit? In other words, how much...