Tag: difference

  • Is the United States going to shit?

    It is amazing to me that people I know, people who I consider my friends, actually feel and express their opinion that the United States is going to shit because of…X. It doesn’t matter what the “X“ is. I’m just amazed that people who are my friends who I consider pretty intelligent people 😜 Actually […]

  • The non-spiritual notice of a philosophical event

    There is a kind of therapeutic intervention, or philosophical manner which describes how or why the therapeutic intervention should have its foundations. It is called, for lack of a better term, the “noticing self”. What it asks of someone who has an issue is for them to sit and be mindful or aware of what […]

  • Algorithms and institutional isomorphism: A Call for a more Philosophically Comprehensive Theory Of Counseling.

    Algorithms and institutional isomorphism Algorithms and institutional isomorphism — Read on markcarrigan.net/2019/03/10/algorithms-and-institutional-isomorphism/ This is quite interesting. It resonates with ideas I have been throwing about. For example, the way that I use the term religion in my work seems consistent with the way that internet platforms are homogenizing corporate identities, as this summary (the link) might […]

  • Actual Philosophical Difference.

    “In the philosophical context, a difference exists where offense marks a boundary. If I move to describe a leaf, and I say it is brown, no one is offended and no one argues over the simple description of that fact of autumn. Yet, for some very particular and indeed knowable reason, if I  move to […]

  • Extreme Dialectic: Spinoza and the Term (revisited).

    “AS men are accustomed to call Divine the knowledge which transcends human understanding, so also do they style Divine, or the work of God, anything of which the cause is not generally known: for the masses think that the power and providence of God are most clearly displayed by events that are extraordinary and contrary […]

  • Aphilosophy, Convention, Faith and God.

    They have sat down for dinner. The philosophers are at the first table, the conventional methodogists at another. The philosophers are having bread and water that are hardly distinguishable from prime rib and Cabernet Sauvignon, and they are having a wonderful time. The methodologists have the best of the house and their conversation revolves up […]