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Might We Silence the Word: On the Truth Conditions of Theological Statements by Tylor Lovins

Might We Silence the Word: On the Truth Conditions of Theological Statements

"The world of the West is godless. Not only is it godless in that the concept of God has become empty and superfluous to public discourse of values and policies—use of theology in politics is viewed as both undermining to democratic processes and inappropriate for engagement between what are, by all appearances, the clashes of incommensurable community values—but it is godless in that we have no future."
The New (Old) Good News: Fulfillment is Crap by Ben Whitehead
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The New (Old) Good News: Fulfillment is Crap

"The birth of consciousness has within itself a deep fissure that manifests in a feeling of essential lacking. The infant, now aware of itself as subject, painfully wishes to reattach to the mother, to feel and crave and need within the same body. This craving to reconnect, as a confession of one’s own lacking, is one way that we might, religiously, talk about sin."