As I began thinking of today’s topic I was reminded of Herman Hesse’s classic satire of Majister Ludi or The Glass-Bead Game which became back in the sixties an instant classic about the power of imagination divorced from mundane society and religious worlds as well. 840 more words
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Derived from Latin for condition or character, habitus came dressed as attire before being donned as a behaviour pattern or conduct.
As a physician, Hippocrates waves the double-edge sword of healing but in daily life harmlessness and helpfulness are a salve for the health of ourselves as well as others. 27 more words
Religious criminality in German science
My institute directors at the Max-Planck-Institute in Göttingen, Creutzfeldt and Eigen, and also Singer of the Max Planck Institute in Frankfurt, who made me go to Magdeburg, were all members of the Pontifical University in Rome, which is in the hands of the Jesuits.
Digging beneath Coupland’s quirky, tongue-in-cheek humour…what do you think he is saying between the lines?
Please see my first post in this series for full explanation of all posts. 31 more words