Easter Reflection

Christ was born into a brutal world. He preached against it and, for that, suffered and died under the most humiliating and painful method of his age. Yet not three centuries after his Passion, the followers carrying his memory had overthrown that regime. To us, perhaps, is a similar task. We might not live long […]

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Guzen and Hitsuzen

Originally posted on On Philosophy:
Let me begin this piece by introducing two technical terms, guzen and hitsuzen. Both are stolen from Japanese, and their translations come out to being something like coincidence or chance and fate or destiny, respectively. While I could simply repurpose the English terms “coincidence” and “fate” I think they are…

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