Ideally, we’d find a way to stream these instructional videos into prisons and jails so that those who are incarcerated got trained while imprisoned. It seems like an easy win on a societal level. The content is already here. It just needs to be piped into the right places.
You’re absolutely right about rage, but in many cases restraint without anger is apathy. At the very least, it’s not true that anger is always the opposite of love, as you seem to posit here. Anger might arise when a person feels passion for injustice, and passion for injustice is a form of love—so long as we acknowledge (as you do) that those who…
Thanks, Bradley! Yes, I have read that book. There’s a lot I admire about Wilber, and some stuff that I’m wary of. This is perhaps my favorite thing written about him: https://markmanson.net/ken-wilber.
I love everything you’re saying here, and I likewise find lots of wisdom in the ancient Greeks.
Part of me hopes for a community that develops and lives a philosophy of life, a community similar to religion in some ways. Do you feel this same desire for community (along with the desire to have a deliberate philosophy of…
Doesn’t this perfectly describe Trump? If so, how does that fact square with the idea that the Blue Church is allied with the Democratic Establishment?
I like the argument you’re making here. I just think the Blue Church doesn’t *quite* cut along party lines.