Tag Archives: Ideas

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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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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Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt. II

This follows Wittgenstein on Philosophy.  We are beginning to plumb Wittgenstein’s concepts deeply. It took 5 books to get to this point – but I audaciously believe that I can illuminate his intentions better than the several rehashed critical essays I have … Continue reading

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Wittgenstein on Philosophy

This post is a response of sorts to Maya: “All Duality is Falsely Imagined.” This comes from Wittgenstein’s The Blue Book which was at first only a manuscript guarded by his students at Cambridge.  It is the most organized of … 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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The Concerns of a Generation

I have been writing the script for the documentary, and was thinking about what some of our modern concerns are. Some are obvious – climate change, globalization, overpopulation, poverty, hunger.  The energy crisis.  Some are psychological – detachment from nature, from … Continue reading

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Concept Blocks & Chords

The little concepts build on top of the big ones. The big ones are simplified. For example, when strumming the guitar, the actual rhythm is better off felt, and the guitarist can simply say to himself…now A…now G7…now B minor…etc. … Continue reading

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Equality of Thought

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

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The Verifiably Impossible

Day by day I find that our biggest problem as humanity is the disconnect between experience and the value we accord the verifiably impossible (see post). It’s funny that the biggest problem in creating a so-called better world – that … 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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