Easter Reflection: Who else than the Messiah Himself can be born in a grave?

My Good Friday reflection concluded with the parable of the mad man that was written by Frederic Nietzsche back in 1882. The parable is about a man who is perceived mad by the onlookers as he goes around announcing that God is dead. The parable gained incredible popularity in 1960s. Several newspapers and magazines, including… Read More Easter Reflection: Who else than the Messiah Himself can be born in a grave?

From Fear to Compassion: Contradictions in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Dr. Rey Ty has a wide experience in academia and practical approaches to interfaith peacebuilding, human rights, gender, environmentalism, and social justice issues, with a focus on training peace activists. He is currently the Program Coordinator of Building Peace and Moving beyond Conflict of the Christian Conference of Asia. Rey has an interdisciplinary background. He… Read More From Fear to Compassion: Contradictions in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Notes on Derrida’s “Structure, Sign, and Play”

  “language bears within itself the necessity of its own critique” While I am yet to fully grasp the argument put forth by Derrida, here is a meagre attempt nonetheless. According to Derrida, there was an event causing a rupture in Western philosophy – Structuralism. Following this event, we can think about and assess the… Read More Notes on Derrida’s “Structure, Sign, and Play”

Jordan Peterson on myth as a matrix of meaning

    We are all living a story which we do not understand. What if human beings, although not fully aware, are acting out a narrative? For Peterson the world has a deeply meaningful structure. But it might not be so apparent in this nihilistic postmodern world which claims “everything is subjective”; “everything is relative”.… Read More Jordan Peterson on myth as a matrix of meaning