The Nature of Existence | How to Live a Good Life


Are humans inherently good or evil? This question lies at the beginning of many inquiries into the nature of our existence. Generally, I think humans have a tendency to act in ways that we would consider to be good; however, an abusive family, oppressive society, or traumatic life experiences can damage…

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Should Humans Become Machines?

Motherboard Machine

In a fascinating article on, the Transhumanist Party’s Founder and 2016 Presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan writes about “Why I advocate for becoming a machine.” His powerful closing quote mirrors the teachings of Buddhism: of impermanence, the illusory nature of the ego, and the ego’s role in human suffering. “No…

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