Morality in our culture is dead. It has been suffocated out of existence as a malady of the mind, a weakness of the intellect, a modern madness; because we have been trained to self-censor and conform to the demands of a herd that has become accustomed to comfort.
Rather than loneliness or dread what I was going through were withdrawal symptoms. Hours lost down the rabbit hole of likes and shares had become a habit, and giving it up was how I came to see it for what it was – an addiction.
Decades of fashionable and unchallenged secular atheism have convinced us of the certainty that the advance of reason and the progress of technology in the modern world will bring to an end the reign of religious superstition. Two centuries of secular political and economic rationality have succeeded in directing the people and nations of the … Continue reading So Modernity and Technology Herald the End of Religion?
Opinion, being perfectly aware that I too hold many opinions, is something that makes me acutely conscious of the anxiety of the modern world. Mass media, the cyberspace revolution, and near universal access to the internet have given rise to the assumption – now almost unchallenged – of the equality of opinion. We have witnessed … Continue reading ’S e Didòmhnaich a Th’Ann