“In song and in dance man expresses himself as a member of a higher community… supernatural sounds emanate from him: he feels himself a god… He is no longer an artist, he has become a work of art: in these paroxysms of intoxication the artistic power of all nature reveals itself.” – Friedrich Nietzsche The
Some authors, such as Mayanthi Fernando, believe that there are two types of secularism: classical and new. I am mainly concerned with how these authors define the former. They say that it is “non-interventionist” or, at least, they contrast it with the latter which is “interventionist”. This is a view that I completely disagree with.
Freethought can be thought of as a philosophy, a way to approach the world. The beauty in freethinking lies in the fact that to be a freethinker you are not required to believe in or accept any particular claim or position or to feel one way or the other. All that is required is that
Vibrio Cholerae (Cholera) is a kind of bacteria that was widely present in people’s food & water sources not too long ago. Upon consumption, it would lead to exhaustive diarrhea which causes the infected person to excrete all their fluids until he dies, usually within less than a day. The bubonic plague, on the other
Taught at philosophy classes in colleges and schools, encountered in all kinds of philosophy forums and discussion groups, the Cosmological Argument is considered one of the strongest theistic tools/attempts of proving the existence of God, which I will try to refute in the article below. While the cosmological argument goes back to Plato’s Laws, 893-6,