Our flawed coping strategies in religion and secularism

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Mental assimilation, the illusions of mastery, and the futility of revelation

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Advanced Philosophy

How philosophical doubts expose the effrontery of math textbooks.

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How modernity triumphs over divided, obsolete religions

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Dialogue as Covert Warfare


And the bittersweet stakes of growing up.

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Our Collective Stone Age Youth


Secularism and reason without the Christian underpinnings

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China’s Collectivism and Social Stability


Modernity and the phony wisdom of wokeness

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Hyperskepticism and Foucault’s Genealogies of Power


Gnosticism, courtly love, and hypermodern disenchantment.

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Animistic and Patriarchal Rationalizations of Natural Obligations


Anthropocentrism and the downfall of medieval Christian apologetics

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From Republican anti-intellectualism to postmodern incredulity

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Conservative Anti-Intellectualism

Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

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