Tag Archives: logic

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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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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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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Convention

Each day there are more people on this Earth. Carbon dioxide levels continue to rise to what climatologists estimate may be the highest in millions of years.  At the same time, there are some that insist vehemently that our way … Continue reading

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Fragments from Wittgenstein’s Culture and Value

“Are all men great?  No. – Well then, how can you have any hope of being a great man!  Why should something be bestowed on you that’s not bestowed on your neighbor?  To what purpose?  If it isn’t your wish … Continue reading

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