An introduction to my use fo the word transcendence to encapsulate a philosophical way forwards for humanity.

The meaning of life

We all live according to some sort of meaning, some interpretation of what life is about.  Here is my attempt to put mine into words.

The New Testament

As one of the most influential books in our culture, and as part of my general interest in religion, I read the New Testament.  Here are my thoughts.


My thoughts on the concept of god


I wrote some musings about this force which is so deeply consequential in our society, and against my better judgement put it up here
There will be no end to the troubles of states, or indeed, my dear Glaucon, of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers

The New Testament


I first tried to read the bible beginning with the Old Testament.

It was about as much fun as reading the Koran was, and when I got to a part where they were telling you when you should stone someone to death, I decided "there is no wisdom in this book" and stopped reading. Really whatever quotable sayings in this book might exist, the genocide, slavery, abduction of women, and other horrible things in this book make me wonder how anyone ever thought this was the word of a merciful God.