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The Diary of an Existentialist

  I am not a fatalist like Diderot’s eponymous character, Jacques the Fatalist.  Jacques believed that everything that has happened and will happen in our life is “written up there.”  Such a life is a very pathetic one; it denies … Continue reading

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Peak of Discontent

  Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate … Continue reading

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Freedom – a sermon

  Freedom is the right to do what you want to do.  This may sound like the devil’s definition of freedom.  But it isn’t. Every human being is free to do whatever he/she wants to do.  Of course, you’ll have … Continue reading

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Priest [Some reflections on the movie]

  I never expect any profound philosophy from Hollywood.  So I was not disappointed very much after watching the new movie, Priest.  In fact, I watched the movie purely by chance; it was part of my way of celebrating the … Continue reading

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What Jesus means to me

  I am an agnostic whose neurons occasionally kick up the image of a god somewhere in the deep layers of my consciousness.  The image is invariably of Jesus and mostly of the Jesus who stood silently before Pontius Pilate … Continue reading

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