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April 23, 2014: καλά

So my previous post cannot be considered my post for the day because I was overly excited and wrote random facts about myself. 

Today I realized that writing potential goes beyond writing a wonderful essay: its about questioning, understanding, and exploring.   224 more words

Avoiding Criticism

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.

-Aristotle

Favorite Quotes

Day 20. T is for Thomism

Thomism refers to the school of theological/philosophical thought that developed out of St. Thomas Aquinas’ work. To a lot of religious folk, Aquinas remains an example of the worst excesses of Roman rationalistic theology – an arrogant and presumptuous attempt to use pagan reasoning to pry into the mysteries of God. 474 more words

Fragments Of Culture

Indoctrinate the Children: The Battle Cry of America.

Aristotle states, “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” Tell this to the Educational Department and the teachers in our schools and watch them shake in their boots. 534 more words

Philosophy

The Eclectic Madness of Great Beauty

True to it’s title, the visually striking and aesthetically pleasing new film La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty) directed by Paolo Sorrentino is an ode to classic Italian cinema. 1,513 more words

Academic

Letter to Mother Nature (Reflection for Earth Day)

(picture of Grand Haven pier at sunset taken by my wife, Erin Bowerman)

where do i begin? never felt like we were friends
and then religion taught me to hate you: 316 more words

Invitation To Conversation

The Cosmological Arguement

The gift of the divine is known only to those who seek it. A world without God is nihilistic and fatalistic, leading to the suicide of society. 956 more words

Aquinas