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Today, Sarah Palin and Glen Beck are gathering thousands of right-wingers near the Lincoln Memorial. It is somewhat ironic, given that they are equating their cause (free market fascism) to the civil rights movements of the 60’s. Palin, an ex-governor, and … Continue reading
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?
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
The following passages come from Wittgenstein’s magnum opus – Philosophical Investigations. An understanding of language games is essential to his philosophy. A langauge game relates to philosophy in ways described in the previous three posts – it deceives us into belief … Continue reading
We reached 10,000 views this morning! Thanks to everyone for checking us out – here’s to building a more thoughtful world.
I have been reading Fichte’s The Vocation of Man, and have come away impressed, especially by Book III – Faith. Fichte is known for promoting a so-called philosophy of solipsism, penned in an an impenetrable style, but I found neither to be valid. On … Continue reading
Don’t Worry! Let anxiety pass through you like wind through the trees. Painting by Skip Lee
We try not to fall in the snares of the old ideas – we intend to alter the way we look at them. Given our uncertain world: Impressions, empathy, perception, and intuition are more dear to us than logic – … Continue reading