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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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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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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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Malatesta – Anarchy Part III

This is a continuation of Anarchy Part I and Anarchy Part II, which Errico Malatesta called his greatest work… “…We know well how in social economy theories are too often invented to justify facts, that is, to defend privilege and … Continue reading

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Fromm – A Religious Man

This is a continuation of Atheism, which was a continuation of Reincarnation And Life After Death. “I have said that man is asked a question by the very fact of his existence, and that this is a question raised by … 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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Errico Malatesta – Anarchy Part II

This is the continuation of Anarchy Part I “…We have said that anarchy is society without government. But is the suppression of government possible, desirable, or wise? Let us see. What is the government? There is a disease of the human … Continue reading

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