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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