Being and Meaning

Central to humanity’s story is the quest for an understanding of who we are and our place in the larger scheme. Toward this end, we have most often looked into the world for answers. Those efforts have yielded both spiritual and scientific traditions reinforcing what...

On the Documentary “With One Voice”

I happened upon a very fine 2009 video production called “With One Voice,” written and produced by Matthew and Carol Flickstein and directed by Eric Temple. The presentation is divided into eight topics: Personal Mystical Experience, The Mystical Perspective,...

Related to the Question of Meaning

This last weekend I had the opportunity to view two documentaries that have a direct bearing on the quest for meaning, “Wake Up” by Jonah Elrod and “I Am” by Tom Shaydac. These productions might well attract your attention with the thought they might contain something...

Road to Perdition

In a world of the near future where artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, bioengineering and synthetic biology will become the foundation of a broad range of technologies that will undermine traditional worldviews, can we afford to remain committed to the liberal...