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Universe, part II

This is in response to Universe. At times The Universe feels like God in new robes.  The Big Bang (it’s capitalized!) has a remarkable amount in common with Genesis.  Many scientists at the beginning of the 20th century including Einstein were … Continue reading

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Universe

So recently, I was talking about the notion of the Big Bang and the timeline of the universe with deadondres and we came to a discussion on the difference between and religious creation myth and the (scientific) big bang theory. … Continue reading

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Boiling Spirits

This is a great story with many applications: There’s an oft told anecdote about a medical missionary in a remote place, who watches, in horror, as people give untreated well water to their babies.  The children regularly get diarrhea, and … Continue reading

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An Important Distinction

This will help structure the foundation of Active Philosophy, taken from Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason: “Accordingly the Transcendental Analytic leads to this important conclusion, that the most of the understanding can achieve a priori is to anticipate the form … Continue reading

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