Category Archives: Active Philosophy

Optimism To Abate Terrorism

I think that Active Philosophy needs optimism. The world needs optimism. We need to believe in decency. At the very least, we ought discount any notions of superiority. I’d like to assume that the majority of people in a stable environment … Continue reading

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Douchebag Alert!

I HATE Ayn Rand.  Hate her.  And all her insane fascist hyper-capitalist followers.  These guys espouse her philosophy perfectly.  It’s worth a skim, reading the whole thing causes glazed eyeballs. http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/09/16/brook.moral.code.outdated/index.html?hpt=T2 It’s important to keep in mind that at the … Continue reading

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The Grammar Of God

God – controversial. Some say it is tough to define, but such ambiguity doesn’t stop us from using the word “life.” No word is an obelisk, except for “obelisk.” Nothing is concrete, except for “concrete.” All is in flux. This … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking Proves My Point

Here is a quote from Stephen Hawking that illustrates my point about scientists trying to supplant God with word games: “Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing,” Hawking and his co-author, … Continue reading

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Moving

We are traveling into a new logic beyond age, beyond race, beyond gender, beyond subject, beyond genre, beyond theism and atheism, beyond capitalism and socialism, beyond nation and tribe, to where? to where? to where?

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God can teach lessons, even through atheists (i.e. Existence teaches us lessons)

I found this link while searching my favorite internet dump, reddit.com. This link is to an opinion article that briefly describes the experience of a Christian  being the guest of and living with an atheist family. The following passage from … Continue reading

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The Ravings of a Lunatic

Forewarned: this is straight up bitching and whining. Hopefully someone responsible will delete this post at some point in the near future on the basis of irrelevance. So I begin my job hunt…. I’m 25. I know maybe ten professionals. … Continue reading

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The Search/Propoganda

Every moment is spent in search. Is it really right in front of us? – Satori? And what happens once we’ve found that moment? Should we drop everything and clutch it for the remainder of life? Is it to be … Continue reading

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Purpose

The purpose of life is to live.  I cannot remember a beginning – it is as though I’ve been here eternally. I fear death because I cannot comprehend eternity ending. We are time, fearful of itself.   We are surrounded by … Continue reading

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50,000, Value, God, Jesus & Satan

A couple days ago we reached 50,000 hits.  My typical take on this would be to disregard the mark as an arbitrary number.  That is to say, it possesses a weight that 23,766 does not, and we can explain this by … Continue reading

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