A totalitarian government seeks to control not only all economic and political matters but the attitudes, values, thoughts and beliefs of its population, erasing the distinction between state and society. The citizen’s duty to the state becomes the primary concern of the community, and the goal of the state is the replacement of existing society [...]
Some of you will be aware of the film Dune, a classic sci-fi story about a planet which produced a fictional drug or substance called “spice” which expands consciousness and allows beings to fold space.
There might be an equivalent of spice in the real world called DMT or Dimethyltryptamine. Although I don’t advocate drug [...]
Minority Report is a film based on a short story by Phillip K. Dick, about a future society where crimes can be predicted by three people with the ability to see into the future. The word for this ability is “precognition.” Those committing the crimes, like murder, are arrested before the crime is committed. The [...]
Writing a novel can be a long and lonely process and it can be hard to be objective about where the story is going. In my case it has been nine years of relative isolation; I started writing A Placeless Sun in 2004. The time comes, towards the end of writing a novel, [...]
The afterlife is a concept that permeates my current novel. Indeed the whole idea of life and death in general finds a place in my non-fiction articles and fiction. And what is interesting about the afterlife from a Baha’i perspective is that the two worlds (The spiritual and physical worlds) [...]
Many people are familiar with the countless Gods and Goddesses associated with the Egyptian religion. But what many people are not aware of is that there was once a single God which has the same status as other religions, nor is there a single manifestation of God like for example Buddha, Christ, The Bab,
This short piece of writing explores the idea that signs of higher consciousness can be inferred in physical matter. In other words, that there is plausible proof of the existence of God or a higher intelligence in the universe.
These are my own opinions and in no way authoritative of the Baha’i Faith, [...]
Apex of Consciousness explores the idea that there are higher levels of consciousness leading to the presence of God or Nirvana. It asks where the idea for higher consciousness came from? Does science have all the answers or does science have its limits? Are we talking about the same phenomena in all religions? And how [...]
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