Child’s Play: The Maturation of the Mind

Freud, in his late life, moved from patient-on-couch analysis to larger theorizations about religion and civilization. In one such tract, The Future of an Illusion, he makes mention of how a store of (religious) ideas “is created, born of man’s…

About the “Singularity”

To decide whether Kurzweil’s idea of the Singularity is “true” or an “accurate” depiction of our future is to mistake the nature of prophecy. Imagine someone in 1914 predicting the course of world history through to 2014: Not even H.…

Me and the Monotheists

I have noticed, over the past decade of writing and publishing poems, that Catholic journals, and Christian journals in general, have welcomed my poems warmly. This, in spite of the fact that I am Hindu. Part of the phenomenon must…

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