Selected Reads

Review of The Art of Dying Well

I was first introduced to the Art of Dying Well  through a Facebook post of a friend who was going through a harsh chemotherapy to treat his cancer. The title of the book is provocatively enticing especially for someone like me who, since the fatal illness of his mother, became … Read more

Review of Elizabeth Gilbert Book Big Magic

What is Big Magic All About? After the incredible success with her 2006 memoir “Eat, Pray, Love”,  Elizabeth Gilbert is back in the limelight with this equally important book titled Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. This is a self-help book that takes creativity as its central theme, and creativity … Read more

Carl Sagan Cosmos Book Review

What Does Cosmos mean? Cosmos means universe 1. The word cosmos comes from the Greek word Kosmos which refers to  “order, harmony, and the world” 2. For Carl Sagan, “Cosmos is a Greek word for the order of the universe. It is, in a way, the opposite of Chaos. It … Read more

What Is Synchronicity?

Has it ever happened to you that when you finally took the first steps toward realizing something you have been dreading or probably procrastinating things mysteriously start to fall in order for you and new opportunities and ideas start springing from nowhere as if a hidden hand is helping you? … Read more

Breaking the Spell

Dennett advocates the scientific approach in the study of human phenomenon including religion which he categorized as natural phenomenon. For Dennett, religion is a socially constructed concept worthy of scientific investigation and inquiry as is the case with any other social phenomena. That being said, Dennett recognizes the controversy that … Read more