The Significance of Introspection for Personal Growth

Throughout our lives, we all have to grow and mature to adjust to our changing environment. From the moment we're born to when our time has come to pass, there's always some way for us to improve and become better. "Man’s starting point," as Claude Frederic Bastiat asserted, "is ignorance and inexperience." Though we are … Continue reading The Significance of Introspection for Personal Growth

The Role of Faith in the Rational Mind

During the last few centuries, the philosophy underlying Western culture has gradually been molded to increasingly resist and counter religious impulses, the effects of which have manifested themselves especially intensely in recent decades. For better or worse, less and less people seem to believe in any god or religious manifestations, care about its scriptures, or … Continue reading The Role of Faith in the Rational Mind

What The Matrix Can Teach Us About Choice, Free Will and Human Action

Not scarcely is it referenced to the Matrix Trilogy in a contemporary political context, perhaps especially among conservatives and libertarians. They have "red-pilled", they say, alluding to when the main character Neo was given a choice between staying in blissful ignorance in the Matrix (blue pill) or waking up to the horrendous reality behind the … Continue reading What The Matrix Can Teach Us About Choice, Free Will and Human Action

The Antidote to the Oppression Narrative

In our contemporary culture there has been an increasing emphasis on oppression. The current fight for social justice demands an end to oppression and discrimination. The core of the matter is certainly understandable, if not admirable, and many followers have good intentions in legitimately wanting to decrease the occurrence of these vices, but as I … Continue reading The Antidote to the Oppression Narrative

On Humility and Arrogance

This article was originally published on Medium. The consciousness of the human psyche implies a network of knowledge — meaningful and systematized information — which along with biological predispositions guide our behavior and work as filters for new information. The stability of this network is determined by its foundation (axioms) and structure. A weak foundation with false or misleading … Continue reading On Humility and Arrogance