See part 1, here.See part 2, here.See part 3, here. See part 4, here.See part 5, here. It's been quite a while since my last post. The reasons for this delay is that I thought, before continuing to concretize my thoughts into the written form, that I should give myself some time to read, reflect, … Continue reading Coming to Terms with Faith and God (P.VI)
In my previous post (see here), I began my introspective exploration of Revelation. Here is Part II of this series, which I feel I am writing a bit hastily, but whatever. This is more of an artistic endeavor than a scholarly exposition. Welcome to my inner painting, I suppose. It is in light of … Continue reading Coming to Terms with Faith and God (P.II)
This is the first in a series of posts where I try my best to convey my (nearly) 5-year struggle with faith and God. I've left out the autobiographical details pertaining to my gradual departure from the Baha'i community and resignation from the Faith -- which I have recorded in a private journal for my … Continue reading Coming to Terms with Faith and God (P.I)
I have an inner life. A network of thoughts and discursive inner-dialogues, sometimes coherent – often dogmatic – but never at peace. It’s a universe borne through me with laws and parameters, nodes and relationships, tones and patterns. It’s an inner life with an ecology that expands inwards and extends out into the world. It … Continue reading I Have an Inner Life.
Perhaps I'm going about this all wrong. My worldview has become more incoherent as I drift towards nihilism. A tempting drift though it may be given the dearth of evidence to suggest otherwise, nihilism contradicts another conception to which I subscribe; namely, that the individual can only ever hold an incomplete view and should, therefore, … Continue reading Course Change