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Buddha’s Advice On Belief And Scepticism

You have to give Buddha a lot of credit.  This is a guy that in ~400 to 500 BC celebrated the law of conservation of energy as a truth to be internalized and made the basis of philosophy/religion. The notion … Continue reading

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Beyond Theology

“When God is dead, man, who was always defined as a creature other than God, begins to feel himself as other than reality – a sentimental irregularity in a dog-eat-dog system that might have been contrived by the Devil, if … Continue reading

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Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt. V – Conclusions

This is the final post in the series about Wittgenstein – what he wished to accomplish with philosophy and a summary of his thoughts. The following are taken from Culture and Value and Philosophical Occasions. “People say again and again that … Continue reading

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Maya – “All Duality Is Falsely Imagined”

This post is in response to Delineation. “Translated into conventional and – let it be repeated – mytho-poetic language, the knowledge of Brahman is represented as the discovery that this world which seemed to be Many is in truth One, … Continue reading

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Optimistic Musings

What is the point of defining/seeking truth in like of the Hsi-Westbrook Theory of Wrongness? I think that this answer can also be divided, similarly to words/concepts, into the practical (literal) and the philosophical. The response will contradict itself. The … Continue reading

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Atheism, Cont.

In a recent post I decried Atheism, or the way that some approach it, for being absolute.  However, as Cheryl reminded me, atheism or no faith does no necessarily equate to anything absolute, but rather the opposite. My scattered thoughts emerged … Continue reading

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Loose Ends

I think this can be the last post I need in response because through this debate I think I’ve honed what I’m trying to say. This is a continuation of: On Science Religion, and Nationalism On Science, Religion, and Nationalism … Continue reading

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