Fantasy and science fiction fans are accustomed to extraordinary beings. We expect such things. Star Trek introduced an alien race of blue bipeds. Farscape one upped them with a sentient species of blue plants. How’s that for fantastic? Creatures with tentacles, tails, and antennae have parade by. The general human body is boring. Or not? […]
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Humans Are the Universe’s Search for Meaning
I was watching a movie a while back and the hero of the story ended up attending a forum between a Christian theologian and an atheist. Yeah, it was about as fun as it sounds. The hero by mid-movie was confused as to what to believe regarding… well, regarding most everything. He had gone to […]
3 Spiritual Upshots from the Death of Stars… Or… How You Shouldn’t Waste a Perfectly Good Supernova, at Least Philosophically
First off, let me be clear: When I say the ‘death of stars,’ I’m talking about celestial fusion reactors that shine in the sky, not modern celebrities that smile or frown on supermarket tabloids. Though the words ‘celestial’ and ‘celebrity’ would seem to have a common root (they don’t) and though the rise and fall of […]
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