Tagged ernest becker

The Other Addiction

We are, on some level, consumed with the question of life’s meaning – and death accentuates it. Our culture (any culture) promises what it can never deliver. In our culture – the Big Promise is Consumerism. If you have the right things you will be safe, happy and live a meaningful life. We call our…

Humans as URLs

Our Uniqueness within Uniformity We like to think in terms of technology often. We talk about our limited “bandwidth” and how much incoming information we can take in and store. It helps us find some common ground in a world dominated by computers, cellphones and high-speed data transfers. I have been thinking about URLs (Uniform…