I would like to get all of your opinions on something, a society about which I am considering writing. Imagine a society where everyone agrees to a voluntary population control, through voluntary sacrifice. The population is tallied, with births, immigration, emigration, and natural deaths considered. If the total number is greater than their population cap, … Continue reading The Sacrifice AU
We have all heard of The Golden Rule, and every religion has their version of it. "Do onto others as you would have them do on to you." "Treat others the way you would like to be treated." And others. We use the Rule to ingrain in everyone a social sense of compassion; Don't kick … Continue reading Compassion & The Golden Rule
My older sister gifted me with the love of science. Her and I have always been very close, and as the logician of the family, she would constantly question the natural world with me. She would even share with me, wide eyed and amazed, all the incredible things that she had learned at school. I … Continue reading Why Science
I hope my view on death is not too unique. Like my view on religion, I hoe most of you find it utilitarian. In this post I'm going to attempt to make clear my philosophical ideas on the eternal rest. What is the meaning of life? Basically the biggest philosophical question there is, and like … Continue reading Considering Death
Mhm, non-religious. Not atheist, not agnostic, not anything. I'm gonna take a few paragraphs to describe to you all my non-religious views. My hope is to just communicate my simple beliefs in hopes that they can be well understood. The internet says that the key difference between philosophy and religion is faith, but that seems … Continue reading Non-Religion
I would like you think about it, really give it some thought. It doesn't matter if you try to make it a reality, or if it won't come to pass in your lifetime. What would be one thing that, upon hearing it didn't happen, would supremely disappoint you? For my partner, its hearing that, after … Continue reading What is Your Hope for the Earth?
This is an greeting and introductory message from me, Scedungangan!