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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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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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Floating

We float with little sense of boundaries. I feel like this doubt is not acknowledged or appreciated enough in day-to-day life.  Convention dictates certainty in the most bizarre places…what we know is very confusing.  Even in quantum mechanics – existence at its … Continue reading

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Listen, Little Man

From a book of the same name by Wilhelm Reich, the “hero” of Century of the Self Part III; the psychoanalyst who showed us a way out of the Freudian embrace of the unconscious consuming mind, inspiration to millions of … Continue reading

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Modern Academia And Its Conceits

I have been motivated to write a couple future posts by a book I recently read, Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction by A.C. Grayling. In place of a proper “introduction”, he belittles Wittgenstein’s prowess and contributions, as well as somehow … Continue reading

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Bad Philosophy

Leaving in six hours… A thought – I love philosophy, when applying notions to everyday life. But when it comes to professional discourse, the actual field itself – those prolix and extraneous terms and labels get wearisome, and stray too … Continue reading

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Books And Justice

A book – meant to be read.  Ideas to be imparted.  Blueprints for a different world, proof of another soul. Justice – I spoke of unverifiable impossibilities, is this not the same thing?  It is difficult to refute those that … Continue reading

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Wittgenstein’s Most Cherished Emphasis

“What we cannot speak of we must pass over in silence” Ludwig Wittgenstein

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The Metaphysical Dilema

In Necessary and Contingent Truths, I asked whether you the reader thinks the metaphysical necessarily exists/functions based on the presence of the extant/physical. One way to view the Metaphysical are the laws/properties governing existence, another is God, or truth, or … 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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