What does it mean to be humble?

Geniuses are gifts to the human race and they occur once in a blue moon. Among them is Einstein. Einstein is widely respected in educational circles and intelligence and smartness have been equated to...

A Discourse on Communism and Chronic Capitalism.

Someone close to me lost his job a couple of months ago, and in the eyes of most people in this world, he’s one of the richest on the planet. He may not be...

Principles, Truth and Laws.

Sometimes ago, I was listening to a preacher with my wife talk about the prerequisite to enjoy God’s favor and winning. While we were listening to the message, I asked my wife to tell...

Ignorance and the Illusion of Knowledge.

The Boundary and Illusion of Knowledge. The bible verse stated above was written about a Jew named Apollo. He was an eloquent man and taught fervently in the church what he knew about Jesus...

The biological basis for our unsatisfactory lives

I can't get no satisfaction, I can't get no satisfaction 'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try I can't get no, I can't get no Keith Richards / Mick Jagger https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrIPxlFzDi0 The Buddha's first...

Two Levels of Attachments.

Two Levels of Attachments. Sometimes ago, my phone broke down which caused me unwarranted sadness. My wife was surprised that I felt that bad about my phone and did all she could to make me...

Attachment: The way out.

Everything connects to Everything Else. Leonardo da Vinci once said; “Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses — especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything...

Are you a Christian?

Are you a Christian? My wife decided to ask me this question out of the blue one morning. She noticed how much I’ve been interested in Buddhism, philosophy among many other things. She found it...

Did Darth Vader go to heaven?

Consider the fate of Anakin Skywalker, Darth Vader from the popular Star Wars movies. Upon his death, did he go to the Christian heaven? Buddhists may wonder if he took rebirth in the higher...

Karma is an artificial intelligence algorithm replacing God

The Buddha consistently sidestepped questions about God because he believed such questions are merely a distraction from his primary teachings on liberation. What the Buddha did teach was that we all create Karma, consequences...