Category Archives: Dreams

Teaching Philosophy Like a Lover (Part I)

Since I am interested in becoming a philosophy professor, I thought it might be worth my time to reflect on the types of qualities that I would like to possess and on how those qualities relate to my overarching goal … Continue reading

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A Weird Dream and An Even Weirder Reality

I had a rather strange dream last night that went something like this: I was in a pool with a group of people that I seemed to know well. There was, however, one young person, a middleschooler perhaps, that was … Continue reading

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Are they really “going to hell?”: A Problem with my Heretical Soteriology

Soteriology is the theory or study of salvation. My soteriology is heretical in that I do not think that “accepting Jesus” in the orthodox sense of the phrase is at all consistent with the goodness of the Good One, nor with what I … Continue reading

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“I have to get out of here”…”I can’t leave this”

Since I wrote about my grad school application anxieties in “Does it Matter if I Get In?” (and the sequel to that post), I have had several occasions where I have thought to myself, “I can’t leave this [to go … Continue reading

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Cheating: A Metaphor for Spiritual Infidelity

I had a dream that I was cheated on last night. It was terrible. (Dreams, I think, are particularly interesting occurrences. They seem to allow me to experience something as I would if that thing actually happened, even though I’m … Continue reading

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A Maze of Disconnectedness

I sat in something of a lawn chair on the roof of my house. I looked out across my suburban neighborhood and I saw an odd sight: the fences and walls that my neighbors had erected looked strangely like a … Continue reading

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The Dream Variety of Mystical Experience

Last night, I had a dream that I went to Hertfordshire University. I wonder how I would interpret this if I was an individual living in the ancient world. Perhaps I would interpret as some divine sign of where I … Continue reading

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HeaVen and Escapism

Had a “V” themed dream last night: I was with a group of people that we’re fighting against the destruction of the earth. It appeared for a moment that I was lost, but I stumbled upon another secret hiding place … Continue reading

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Philosophy Graduate Student Disease

Had another dream last night: I was checking my email, and I received a message from a professor who is coaching us for the ethics bowl. He had forwarded a message of some of the judges comments from a previous … Continue reading

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Spam

I had a dream last night that I, among other things, received a spam text message. Weird right? Spam is impersonal and distracting. The most annoying part of it, in my opinion, is that you think that it will be … Continue reading

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