Tag Archives: syncretism

Lost at a Tibetan Monastery (A Personal Exercise in Syncretism)

[circa 1995] As I walked up the main road through the Labrang Monastery, I had trouble finding the main square and the tour office.  On my first try, I passed through an ornate gate and into a large courtyard surrounded … Continue reading

Posted in History, pilgrimage, Religion, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Traditional Churches Are Obsolete . . . Now What?

Traditional religious institutions are rapidly becoming obsolete.  They are unable to keep up with the rapid advances that are occurring in science, technology . . . and with the acceleration of change in general.  There is a need for an … Continue reading

Posted in atheism, catholicism, humanism, mormonism, Philosophy, pope francis, Religion, Science, Social Justice, Technology, transhumanism | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments