Building the Tower

What is becoming evident is that the tower is being built strong and tall, the foundations have been laid and […]

Is Freud for Real?

In the meantime, Freud would suggest that this “illusion” called religion may be a necessary evil but it certainly isn’t […]

The Evil Within

But that is the essence of the ongoing debate. If it isn’t true, then how can it be comforting?  We have to believe the […]

The Moral Gap

Yet, here also, we find a “gap” – the moral gap. We experience a world in which “good” is not […]

Morality as a Limit to our Wills

Morality is the “ought” that relates the self to others (although we will come to see that there is a […]

Corporate Defense Mechanisms

In that sense, both of these men would postulate that one of the key “corporate” defense mechanisms developed by society […]

Individual Defense Mechanisms

It would appear that the “self” in that context needs to develop some self-protection from others, some self-justification for the pursuit of […]

The Essence of Religion

The secular problem of evil is a distinctly human problem and is rooted in our self-awareness. We discover (and value) […]

A Dangerous World

Protection? Yes, protection.  Protection from others, protection from nature.  Why is it that nature, in the form of cold and […]

The Cruel Dilemma of Life

Two people who certainly deserve a seat at the table to discuss the nature of our joint existence and to […]