Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy Exist

Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy Exist

We help people understand how beings that are not concrete and measurable, can nonetheless exist, and inevitably so.Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy are often the examples used by atheists to explain how they have come to not believe in imaginary beings who do not...
Food, Sex and Communion

Food, Sex and Communion

Explaining some of the symbolic relationships between eating, the fall of Adam, sex and how all of these elements come together in the sacrament of communion. The subject of this video was proposed by Jacob Russell on Patreon. Original video:youtu.be/72QToVO3gLM The...
The Langauge of Creation | with Matthieu Pageau

The Langauge of Creation | with Matthieu Pageau

Matthieu Pageau’s book, The Language of Creation: Cosmic Symbolism in Genesis is now available on Amazon. Matthieu and I discuss the impetus for writing such a book on Biblical symbolism. We look at the basic ideas in the book as well as how these answer the...
Zombies, Postmodernism and Art

Zombies, Postmodernism and Art

Expanding on a talk I gave last year called Pentecost for the Zombie Apocalypse, I discuss the meaning of the zombie and the monster in general as a portent of cultural patterns.By examining the traditional vision of the world and by exploring ancient stories. I trace...
Cognitive Science and the Sacred

Cognitive Science and the Sacred

John Vervaeke is a cognitive scientist and psychologist who teaches at the University of Toronto. He has won several teaching awards and is seen as a life changing lecturer by his students. We discuss the meaning crisis as the breakdown of the binding web offered by...