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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, Pt. V – Conclusions

This is the final post in the series about Wittgenstein – what he wished to accomplish with philosophy and a summary of his thoughts. The following are taken from Culture and Value and Philosophical Occasions. “People say again and again that … Continue reading

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Fichte – Free Will, Action & Consciousness

I have been reading Fichte’s The Vocation of Man, and have come away impressed, especially by Book III – Faith.  Fichte is known for promoting a so-called philosophy of solipsism, penned in an an impenetrable style, but I found neither to be valid.  On … 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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Caprice – Part II

This is a continuation of Caprice and Self Control, which got started really with The Calculus of Decisions. Every day a person wakes up with a different disposition, with minute chemical changes shifting our moods and hungers.  The world seems … Continue reading

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Influences

Although I have always wanted to make something (this blog) like this, I think that I have been unconsciously been influenced by Barack Obama’s messages of hope and brighter days. He has inspired so many to maximize their potential, which … Continue reading

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