We might be leaving religion behind, but our grouping under the banner of atheism is a quick fix to a longer problem. So, what happens next?
The concept of China’s singular state may grate Western sensibilities, but if you consider their past, it is the only way forward.
The “Overview Effect” is a concept birthed by astronauts, one where the individual realizes that our problems are quite small in the greater scheme of things. Perhaps, we should take a lesson.
As a species, we’re drifting away from religion. However, if we accept that there’s nothing greater out there, are we fine with being the sole occupants of the void? I think not.
We’re all veterans of social media battles fought over reactive predeterminations. However, now that we’ve witnessed the damage, is it time to put down our guns?
The key in beating ISIS is directing our ire clearly. For if we criticize Islamic State by criticizing Islam, it emboldens them further.