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I like dreams. I enjoy dreaming. I love fantasizing about far-away worlds where I can fly, be all-powerful, and make everything happen if I just believe.
And so did Walt Disney.
And so have the millions of children that have attended his theme parks, viewed his movies, and watched his plays each year. I suspect that most of these children have loved dreaming, fantasizing about far-away worlds where they could fly, be all-powerful, and make everything happen if they just…Continue
The topic is one that I didn’t think I would grapple with so much in my lifetime. Being born and raised in a family where dysfunction is the norm has its benefits. One of those benefits is being blissful in your ignorance, and if there’s one thing my family was, it was ignorant and unwilling to question the important topics in life such as God and religion…Continue
Last night, I had a vivid dream. It was an emotional dream, and I could feel the effects of the dream when I woke up in the morning. My dream was about the attractiveness, the longing even, to believe in God. It is an incredibly emotional response, and something I know to be the result of so many years of indoctrination that my mind and body still react to.
In my dream, I was attending a funeral for someone — I’m not sure who — and my friends and family were surrounding me at the…Continue
I find it amazing that so many people are content in their lives having accepted certain things as true and refusing to re-examine their beliefs out of pride or stubbornness. It has been my experience that, at some point, many people simply stop questioning the things they have come to accept as fact/truth. I would argue that this is where engaging in philosophical discussions becomes most important of all. It either solidifies the truth, rationality, and reason of important matters, or…Continue