IS TECHNOLOGY TO BLAME?

Lots of folks are blaming “technology” for degradation of our education (public and private). But do they recognize that it is the antidemocratic and anti-intellectual values that govern technological development in this country. I argue, that technology, once put in the democratic and intellectually well-developed hands, will usher in a revolution that can–and will-have global […]

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 WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY?

The definition for “spiritual,” from a philosophical point of view (you can look this up in a philosophical dictionary to confirm my statement) refers to nonmaterial human values such as beauty, goodness, love, truth, compassion, honesty, and of course holiness too. I argue that you do not have to believe in something first in order to […]

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 RELIGION AND IDEOLOGY

As I see it, when religion becomes institutionalized then it crosses the line from the realm of personal spirituality into the dogmatic social value system. At that point religion and ideology become interchangeable. From a moralistic (based on philosophic thought) standpoint, a religion ought not to be forced upon anyone, when it is forced and […]

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