A recent post provided a taxonomy of the answers to the meaning of life question. It may be helpful if we note at the outset how answers to meaning of life questions are extensions of other views in philosophy. Continue reading Meaning of Life Answers and Other Philosophical Views
I was recently involved in a discussion about someone who had committed suicide. I don’t know the details but evidently, the victim was a successful, mid-career man, suffering from depression. A major contributing factor was job stress. Continue reading Depression: Whose Fault Is It?
Answers to the question of the meaning of life fall into one of three categories: Continue reading A Taxonomy of Answers to the Question of the Meaning of Life
Edward O. Wilson (1929 – ) is a biologist, theorist, naturalist, and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author for general non-fiction. He is the father of sociobiology Continue reading E. O. Wilson: Science Explains Religion
Paul Henri Thiry, Baron d’Holbach, an 18th-century advocate of atheism.
It was, of course, a lie what you read about my religious convictions, a lie which is being systematically repeated. I do not believe in a personal God and I have never denied this but have expressed it clearly. If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it. (from Albert Einstein, the Human Side: New Glimpses from His Archives, page 43.) Continue reading Einstein and Darwin Were Not Believers