Category Archives: Quora

The head and the heart: humanity’s great metaphorical containers

I was asked the following question on Quora some time ago: Why do people point/refer to their chest (heart) when they talk about the mind, when the head (brain) is the organ used for doing so? Here’s my answer: People … Continue reading

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The Quest for Authenticity: Mystical Transcendence in Pop Culture

I was asked the following question on Quora: What are some mystic perspectives on pop culture? Here’s my answer: There are many mystic perspectives in pop culture — drone-based music, mystical lyrics, surrealist art, the whole Jedi religion. So here … Continue reading

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Is there any such thing as “nothing”?

Perhaps we have to start by asking what a “thing” is. Let’s try the following definition: a thing has the attribute of location in space and time. Further, we might conclude that in order to locate something, we must have … Continue reading

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