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The Law of Karma

Is there a law of divine justice that rewards good deeds and punishes bad ones?
Is the happy destiny of some and the suffering endured by others merited by those who live it?
The idea has become widely popular today that our past actions have determined our present fate.
For the proponents of Karma, the free will that men have used is the sole responsibility for their happiness or their present misfortune. Continue Reading

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Darwinism, Creationism… How About Neither?

Is Creationism true? Or is Darwinism true? And why would it have to be one or the other? It seems it hasn’t occurred to many people that both might be wrong. Since both of them, despite what they might claim, are more about ideology than science, it shouldn’t really be too surprising that science doesn’t really support either, at least not in the form they’re presented. Continue Reading

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Note on the Breath of Humanity

Like an individual, Humanity “breathes”. It alternates phases of inspiration and expiration. As a collective organism, it does not breathe air, but consciousness. In a phase of inspiration, society is reborn, evolves, and organizes itself in more and more complex forms. Particularly inspired individuals and groups create masterpieces, some of which can span the centuries. The arts flourish. New resources are discovered. Communication networks are weaving. Religions are born and others are in full expansion. Consciousness turns in all directions and guides human achievements. The faith of human beings transcends their fears … During the phases of expiration, societies collapse,… Continue Reading