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The world’s myths do not reveal a way to interpret the Gospels, but exactly the reverse: the Gospels reveal to us the way to interpret myth.
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That an event is composed entirely of transactions among subatomic particles does not mean that it is nothing but subatomic particles – does not mean that its character is exhaustively specified by the specification of the trajectories and interactions of those particles. 448 more words
New acquaintances nearly always ask recent college grads like me what we studied at university. Some degrees—bio pre-med, engineering, and pre-law—are rewarded with impressed noises and commendation; my degree (philosophy) usually generates an “Oh wow!” or “Interesting!” (which of course is said in such a way as to make it quite obvious that the speaker is neither wowed nor interested) and a few seconds later a “Why?” Snarky bastard that I am, I promptly reply, “Exactly.” 930 more words