If ‘good’ is what causes pleasure and ‘evil’ is what causes pain, is death evil? Or, do we live in a universe where what happens to is indifferent and only how we relate to it is good or bad? Is death a transformative experience or the cessation of life and consciousness?
Can extreme religious behavior or ideation be considered an addiction in the same way drug and substance abuse is? How can this categorization affect the way we understand mental health issues?
Can understanding the political trauma of the past help to contextualize the present?
What are the political ramifications of the different ways in which ideas are transferred from one culture to another?
How does religious violence occur? How do different ideologies justify violence? What is it about religious violence that seems to make it more violent?
Is religion inherently more violent than other ideologies? Do all ideologies have the propensity for violence?
How does an individual’s desire affect a community’s practice?
Is it a human right to have the ability to transform space into place? Do we have the right to fight for a space that we have laid ownership?
How do expectations interfere with or contribute to our self-understanding?
Is space conquerable? How do communities transform foreign locations into recognizable and meaningful places that reflect our sense of identity?