Join me on my new adventure?

The Thinkery isn’t what it used to be. In the old days, it was sort of a catch-all for my interests. I wrote blog posts about politics and poetry. I facilitated meetups about disaster preparedness and hell (and, no, these were not the same meetup, although that’s not a bad idea). A few months ago,Continue reading “Join me on my new adventure?”

Is faith rational? It depends.

“How well do CBT [Cognitive Behavioral Therapy] and religion mix? CBT is all about rationality, and religion is often about faith. The two seem kind of opposite. … CBT is … grounded in western empiracism and rationality, and faith is something that is very much different.” (Jason M. Satterfield • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques forContinue reading “Is faith rational? It depends.”

The Beginning and End of Suffering • Part 5

Recently I was contacted by a university student writing a paper for a Philosophy 102 course. The topic is the interconnectedness of time and suffering (fascinating!). Finding that I created a course called The Beginning and End of Suffering, she asked for my perspective. I’m sharing these ideas here as a series. I welcome your feedback andContinue reading “The Beginning and End of Suffering • Part 5”