Is athleticism the virtue of our time?



About 50,000 runners participated in this year’s NY city marathon, growing the number of applicants and participants from previous editions[1].  The Chicago marathon also drew record numbers with roughly 45,000 runners[2].  300,000 athletes compete in Ironman triathlons around the world every year[3], record numbers of climbers at Mount Everest, and award-winning films about athletic achievements … Continue reading Is athleticism the virtue of our time?


Concerning Jordan Peterson’s insistence on the need for religion



Jordan Peterson, as we know, is a devout follower of both Nietzsche and Jung.  As we also know, both Nietzsche and Jung believed our culture was suffering from an existential crisis because of our de-christianization.  “God is dead” Nietzsche famously wrote.  To address this, both believed individuals should try to perfect themselves and by so … Continue reading Concerning Jordan Peterson’s insistence on the need for religion