Re: How should the Bible be interpreted?
An unanswerable question - the best kind! How challenging to think a book many have used to guide there lives may be nothing but an out-of-context anachronism. Wait, you say. This can't be true. Jesus is the guiding light. Sure, if you want. But how can we expect the Bible, or any religious book, to illuminate normative ideas for the future when the source of light is so far in the past? If one wishes to use it responsibly, bible should be interpreted constantly - a perpetual checking in with "what does this say," and "what does this mean to me and my world, right now?" The problem with constant checking is that it can lead to conflicting messages - and much of the attraction of faith is in not having to constantly ask. If we simply followed the tangent of every minute moment we found ourselves in, we would come full circle. It's up to us to decide if this is a circle we've already traveled, or if we can move it upwards/forwards and start making spheres.
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Is it "perverseness," the "death drive," or something else?
A growing body of research shows promising signs that the keto diet might be able to improve mental health.
- The keto diet is known to be an effective tool for weight loss, however its effects on mental health remain largely unclear.
- Recent studies suggests that the keto diet might be an effective tool for treating depression, and clearing up so-called "brain fog," though scientists caution more research is necessary before it can be recommended as a treatment.
- Any experiments with the keto diet are best done in conjunction with a doctor, considering some people face problems when transitioning to the low-carb diet.
It's up to us humans to re-humanize our world. An economy that prioritizes growth and profits over humanity has led to digital platforms that "strip the topsoil" of human behavior, whole industries, and the planet, giving less and less back. And only we can save us.
- It's an all-hands-on-deck moment in the arc of civilization.
- Everyone has a choice: Do you want to try to earn enough money to insulate yourself from the world you're creating— or do you want to make the world a place you don't have to insulate yourself from?
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