Politics and Love

Zombies, Imitation and Apocalypse, and the Resurrection

I have had zombies on the brain recently. I am teaching a philosophy of zombies class this summer at a local college, and I have really enjoyed planning the class. Philosophers have long been fascinated with zombies because the zombie phenomenon tells us interesting things about the connection between our mind and body and about… Continue reading Zombies, Imitation and Apocalypse, and the Resurrection

Healing Difficult Emotions, Self-compassion, Uncategorized

Returning to Love: Step Three: Seven Steps to Love

Step #3: I realized I needed to return to Love, in which I connect with in my Wise Self and, thereby, connect with my true nature, with others, and with the Divine (if I believe in the Divine). One we have realized that we are stuck in patterns of self-hate, and we remember Love, we… Continue reading Returning to Love: Step Three: Seven Steps to Love

Politics and Love, Self-compassion

Is Love Enough?

There is Something Powerful About Love The Beatles wrote "All You Need is Love." St. Augustine wrote "Love God and do whatever you please." Jesus said, in Matthew 22:37 that the two greatest commands are “to love the Lord with all your heart and love your neighbor as yourself.” Zen Buddhist Monk Thich Nhat Hanh… Continue reading Is Love Enough?