philosophy, reality, religion, science, truth

Climate Change and Pascal’s Wager.

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.

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No less true for the religion of modern philosophy.

Evola on Religion and Initiation https://elfnonationalist.wordpress.com/2018/10/03/evola-on-religion-and-initiation/ — Read on elfnonationalist.wordpress.com/2018/10/03/evola-on-religion-and-initiation/ This analysis of religion can be said to hold true when we look into Western philosophy. The issue with the "modernity" of philosophy concerns the two aspects (s)he ? talks about, namely religion and initiation. What is modern in the philosophical context, which contains a… Continue reading No less true for the religion of modern philosophy.

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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… Continue reading Actual Philosophical Difference.

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Larval Subjects, the Impetus for Communication and the Common Thought of the Past.

Prof Bryant has an interesting post today.  And it inspired me to comment, below: As I taught Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics today, I emphasized the manner in which so many of the virtues he lists are social in nature. Although we intuitively value many of the virtues Aristotle lists, I don’t think it would occur to… Continue reading Larval Subjects, the Impetus for Communication and the Common Thought of the Past.

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Reality, Naivety and Addiction; Part 2: Google and the failure of communication.

(Note: These posts refer to Slovoj Zizek's talk he did in Spain a few months ago; this one:   *** This ‘post-traumatic world’ that might exist in a utopian dream, if it were not for the naïve subject who is able to have a view where by hope can reside, does not occur within the… Continue reading Reality, Naivety and Addiction; Part 2: Google and the failure of communication.

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I will have succeeded. 

If I will have gone through this life and contributed to the benefit of another while leaving no trace of my existence, I will have succeeded.  This, sort of, statement of position is in constant contrast to the conventional human standard forBeing. Conventional humanity presently is manifested in an imperative of what we can leave… Continue reading I will have succeeded.