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The Matrix: The Existential Christian Crisis?

Recently my eldest teenage son and I were discussing the excellent film The Matrix. This blog is my reflective response to our conversation. Early in the film the hero, Neo is faced with an existential choice. 529 more words

Personal Blog

Dystopian Side of Notions

Could anyone ever hear me?

Or was it more appropriate to ask

Could I even hear me?

Then? Or now?

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Like glasses shattering

In every deafening silence… 25 more words

Poems

Inauthentic Life

Every person strives to find what their purpose is. It is something that has to be self-identified. If you’re only living for what someone else wants you do with your life, you will come across personal crises. 380 more words

Existentialism

Bark

Thinking occurs as a unity.

Awareness, the presence we each share as the spark or substance that represents our individual existence, is borne via thought. This ‘spark’ or ‘substance’ is the first cause of immanence, such that those beings who have it, are familiar with their particular individuation from all that is and would be. 265 more words

Concern

Existential Questions

Ruminating about life and its meaning (if any). The age-old existential questions: Who am I? Why am I here? Is meaning external, or internal? Does meaning truly exist, or do we create meaning out of the chaos? 432 more words

Blogging 101

Dave Weston reblogged this on This Troubles Me and commented:

It is well, if writing about existentialism, to declare ones faith, and Dr Linda Labin tells us that she holds Christian beliefs. From her article it is clear that she is as much a leader as a follower in this regard. And she also manages to write the article without saying anything with which I, as an atheist, can take issue. It contributes to my understanding of the people with whom I appear to be sharing this world, and I recommend it whole-heartedly.

Revisiting my Undergrad Days: A Defense of Descartes’ Dream Argument

Part I.  Introduction

Global skepticism is the view that we cannot know if there is an external world or if there are other minds, whether we have souls or if God exists, or even whether we have free will. 3,617 more words