Thoughts on the Universe

1. The refusal to link our origins to 'lesser animals' stems from a deep-rooted, audacious pride in our species that is instilled by most religions. The sooner we understand that the universe is not a grand entertainment arena designed for us, that there is no designer who will watch over us and tide us through …

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The Death of Consciousness

Up until a couple of years ago, I had a pretty strong conviction that some grand, strange things happen after we die. A sort of ultimate union with the source in which all consciousness become one and individuality and identity are lost forever. I used to imagine it as a grandiose play of bright flowing …

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This Chance Life

If you don’t write, it doesn’t get written. So I decide to write again, picking one topic among many confused and overlapping things I keep thinking to write about. This one is about how life unfolds out of control, and has some overlap with my post about butterflies. Of late I’ve realized that many of …

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