Do We Need a Real God if We Believe in Him?


IMAGINE THERE IS NO GOD, but you believe there is because you were brought up by Christian parents who sent you to Sunday school. You were exposed to the idea that God exists from an early age. This continued through


Philosophical Beliefs


Here is a list of philosophical beliefs. Are there any you think I’ve missed? Or any that shouldn’t be on the list? Leave a comment below. Enjoy! Absolutism The belief in absolute, universal truths or principles, especially in ethics or


Solipsism—Do Others Exist?


SOLIPSISM IS A PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPT that considers the nature of self-awareness and reality, in particular the existence of other conscious minds. The term comes from the Latin words “solus” (alone) and “ipse” (self). Solipsism posits that only your own mind

Pandeism vs. Advaita Vedanta

Embracing the Unity of Pandeism and Advaita Vedanta


OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS, I have found myself moving from the structured beliefs of Jehovah’s Witnesses to the boundless horizons of two philosophies—Pandeism and Advaita Vedanta. This transition wasn’t just a shift in ideology but a profound evolution of

Spirituality vs. Religion

10 Reasons Why Spirituality is Superior to Religion


1. Personal Connection: Spirituality allows for a personal connection with a higher power or the universe, independent of organised rituals. 2. Freedom of Belief: Spirituality encourages individual exploration and interpretation of beliefs, free from rigid doctrines and dogmas. 3. Open-Mindedness:


The AI Revolution—Boon or Bane?


WHEN IT COMES TO MODERN TECHNOLOGY, there’s a buzzword that seems to be everywhere—Artificial Intelligence, or AI. In this article, I’m going to take a close look at AI and discuss why it evokes both fascination and fear. Let’s delve


Alchemy—Fact or Fantasy?


ALCHEMY IS A FACINATING SUBJECT that has intrigued people for centuries. In this article, we’re going to look at what exactly alchemy is, and question if there is any truth behind its mystical allure. Alchemy is an ancient philosophical and

Jehovah's Witnesses vs. Scientology

Scientology vs. Jehovah’s Witnesses—Part 2


IN THIS SECOND INSTALMENT of our series comparing Scientology and Jehovah’s Witnesses, we delve into the core beliefs of these two distinct religious movements. Both have their unique perspectives and in this article, we are going to examine their key

Scientology vs. Jehovah's Witnesses

Scientology vs. Jehovah’s Witnesses—Part 1


CONTROVERSY OFTEN SURROUNDS religious movements, challenging society to discern between genuine faith and what some perceive as cult-like behaviour. In this article, we shall explore the contentious aspects of two prominent religious groups: Scientology and Jehovah’s Witnesses. By examining and


The Future of Jehovah’s Witnesses—Will the Organisation Endure Another Century?


IN THE EVER-CHANGING LANDSCAPE of religious beliefs and practices, it’s natural to wonder about the future of various religious organisations, including Jehovah’s Witnesses. With their distinctive door-to-door evangelism, strict doctrinal beliefs, and distinct way of life, the question arises: Will

Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Australian Royal Commission

Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Australian Royal Commission—A Quest for Truth and Justice


IN RECENT YEARS, JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES, a religious organisation known for their distinctive beliefs and practices, has come under scrutiny in various parts of the world. One of the significant events that shed light on their internal policies and the handling


The Narcissist’s Paradox—Why Narcissists Label Others as Narcissists


THE TERM “NARCISSIST” has become a buzzword in popular culture, often used to describe someone who is excessively self-centred or self-absorbed. However, a peculiar phenomenon exists within the realm of narcissism: narcissists themselves often accuse others of being narcissists. This