Free Will or Fate?

Free Will or Fate?

  Everyone at some point seem to come to the question of free will. Are we just passengers on a journey where our future is mapped out already, or do we have freedom to change and choose our fate? See what you think in the following parable or – better yet...
The Meaning of Life

The Meaning of Life

I imagine: A man after dying meets God and asks: Can you tell me now what was the meaning of my life?God looks puzzled for a moment, then says: That was my question to you.What was the meaning of your life? To the best of my knowledge: Life is an opportunity for a...
The System vs. Humans

The System vs. Humans

I used to say there is no government, only people, but I believe I was wrong. There is a “government”.There is an “It”.  “It” is a set of ideas that have become it’s own mindset. It’s like a standalone brain without a soul, not even a heart. It’s called...
Abortion

Abortion

The right of a women to abort a baby is a subject for much debate.  Some say life begins at conception, others say life starts when we are born. My view is that it is a deep human mystery when life begins and not for a government to decide through laws and regulation....
Women in the Military

Women in the Military

I thought about it.No doubt a woman can be fierce.But assuming that going into war is a duty, not a privilege, my sense is this: Giving birth is enough done for the survival of our species.I have been in attendance of nine births, one of which was my own son, and it...
What you see

What you see

People go to watch a scary movie that they say kids should not see. Perhaps nobody is truly immune from the effects of violence on screens. When we humans sit down to watch a movie – a section of our mind may be aware that we are now watching a flat image and hearing...