Tag Archives: Active Philosophy

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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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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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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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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Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt. IV – Language Games

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

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10,000!

We reached 10,000 views this morning! Thanks to everyone for checking us out – here’s to building a more thoughtful world.

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Fichte – Free Will, Action & Consciousness

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

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