White people celebrating “Juneteenth”

Is the lamest, try-hardy, disconnected-from-reality thing I've ever seen. Nothing says "I'm desperate to show you I'm a woke, trendy, good person who's been brainwashed by academia and corporate media" like posting a Juneteenth status on social media to all your white friends. And to black people, it's patronizing at best. I wonder if any … Continue reading White people celebrating “Juneteenth”

Empire Kills Jesus, Creates Christendom

This is a story of my personal experience and insights on Christianity, especially after a childhood spent in Catholicism and an early adult life studying mystical traditions such as gnosticism and other esoterica. First, the good things: overall, the benefit of a church is the physical and non-physical social structure it offers members. It is … Continue reading Empire Kills Jesus, Creates Christendom