In my life I have accepted many beliefs based primarily on authority and consensus, with an underlying foundation of fear and man-pleasing. These have lead me on a wild goose chase. The following lines by W.H. Auden are a good summation of the place where I have found myself: Faces along the bar Cling to … Continue reading 02 – Why I have begun to write.
My whole life I have been seeking something. I have made many wrong turns and gone down countless gloomy alleys. Ever hoping that somewhere might lie a better place; I found only dead-ends and darkness. What was I seeking? In my early twenties I was a dreary, tub-thumping, Dawkins-esque materialist-atheist. Later I became infatuated with … Continue reading 01 – The wands of belief