Truth, Despair, or God of the Universe of Fullmetal Alchemist

The Truth of Despair

In the anime/manga series Fullmetal Alchemist, alchemists who perform the forbidden human transformation pass through a gate of truth. Here they come face to face with the God of their universe (also referred to as Truth) and are made to part with something extremely valuable to them. For example, a woman who tries to bring […]

Not unrelated to the philosophy of Naruto, but even more than that this image should keep you from inadvertently viewing the spoiler below

Philosophy of Naruto Juxtaposed with Vedanta

Naruto is one of most popular Shonen anime, and for good reason. It has nail-biting thrills, amazing fights, heart-wrenching side-stories, and more, skillfully woven into an epic series. The overall theme of Naruto is loneliness, importance of friends and the longing for others to acknowledge and recognize you. Towards the end of the story, through […]

Rock-Paper-Scissors of Real-time Strategy Games

Life isn’t so simple that there’s an optimal strategy that will work in all situations. What works best depends on many variables factors determined by the environment, other people, and pure chance. In a competitive environment, this becomes very similar to a game of rock-paper-scissors in at least two respects. Firstly, the effectiveness of your […]

faith and interpretation of evidence

Faith and Interpretation of Evidence

The image below was shared on Facebook by a friend of mine who is an atheist. Clearly, the purpose of the post was to shake the faith of those who believe in the historicity of Noah’s ark. However, I don’t think it would be easy, because those who do believe in Noah’s ark will likely interpret the evidence […]