In this Era of Prehistory, everything gets turned on its head, just like in the Pirate's of the Caribbean movie... As I have put forth in various places a "turned on its head" version of faith in the spirit of Kierkegaard (somewhere in my posts Im sure Ive spelled it out, but I surely address… Continue reading Climate Change and Pascal’s Wager.
In my very early and preliminary reflections on whiteness and being white it seems obvious to me that two issues are present in the philosophical reckoning. 1) The theoretical postmodern maxim of discursive reality. And 2) The fact that no human Being is actually white. At best, even an albino is not truly white. If… Continue reading Problematizing Whiteness; Correlation and the Two Routes.
Below is a post by Levi Bryant. Part of my one-sided interaction with him is a sort of incredulousness towards the situation wherein Mr. Bryant has found his kind of Speculative Realism; whatever title he may want to put to it, it appears that all of these SR authors (or whatever Realist projects have replaced… Continue reading Repetition and Repetition.
"If I cannot rely on the world to be consistent (I do not mean willful consistency) I will not be able to function meaningfully in it." This quote from This blog is a perfect statement of what I mean as 'faith' that functions for consciousness as a suture that holds the consistency of reality together. Faith functions… Continue reading Faith And reality.
This little video is cool and quite thought provoking, but Im not sure the conclusion is commensurate with the premises. I like the premises; I tend to agree that there is a kind of 'wholistic' kind of human reproduction occurring that extends into the furthest reaches of our Being/activity. But I am not sure that… Continue reading Social Reproduction.
Let's see how much people like stories. I investigate here the Big Story of the Bible as it may concern human history. I will try to fill in the Story with what I see as human course. In a way, it is a story of the Big Story, which amounts, I guess, to a type… Continue reading The Story; On the Big Story: An Aphilosophical Non-philosophical Philosophical Rendition.
Everyone has an idea of what is true and real. In fact, most do not see any difference between these ideas. Against this we have the notion of superstition, in the historical mythological sense. Superstition is the justification of faith, and together they form a basis by which the activities to solve the problems of… Continue reading Considering Truth and Reality. Where Science, Religion and Superstition meet; The Communicative Move.