Mysteries

The Deeper Meaning of Michigan J. Frog

The most critically acclaimed cartoon, indeed what is considered to be the “Citizen Kane” of this genre, is "One Froggy Evening."

Mysteries

How Not to Bring Yourself with You, When You Move

Way up there, on the list of life’s most stressful events, is moving, especially if it involves relocating to another city. I'm planning to move,

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Is Nature Evil?

"When beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean's skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it; and would not willingly remember remember that this velvet

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A Multiple Choice Exam Called “Your Life”

In his Confessions, the great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy describes how, in latter life, he was ambushed by the specter of meaninglessness.

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Living in the Moment, for a Moment

“Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.” — Mathew 6:34 "There's a special rung in hell reserved for people who waste good scotch."

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The Metaphysics of Fitted Bed Sheets

The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus contended that the universe is maintained by a tension between opposing forces.

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What Motivated Binghamton’s Jihadist to Murder Professor Antoun?

On December 5th, 2009, Abdulsalam S. al-Zahrani, a 46 year old Binghamton University graduate

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The Anxiety Underlying Global Warming Hysteria

Why is it that the overwhelming majority of people who fear “global warming” are politically left of center? The obvious answer is that the left

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How to Know Yourself, in Four Easy Steps

Self-knowledge is very difficult to obtain, but it is surely the most valuable desideratum. It can save us from an enormous amount of folly

Everyday Symbolism

The Deeper Meaning of Tourettes

When we find ourselves perplexed by behavior that seems incomprehensible, or irrational, we turn to psychology for insight.

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The Philosophical Calamity that Created Vampires

“The sleep of reason produces monsters.” — Francisco Goya Myths, legends and stories about vampires have appeared throughout history,

Mysteries

The Deeper Meaning of Dr. Epstein’s Fart

It’s been said that when truth comes down from the mountain and enters the marketplace, it often wears a mask. Some say that it’s out