Reason & Existenz
“The soul is the human being considered as having a value in itself.” Simone Weil, Gravity and Grace (1972).
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Don't Even Get Me Sartre'd
Hello there. My name is Jean-Paul Sartre. You may know me as the pioneering intellectual who put forward what you know today as existentialism. Now, what might be existentialism you might ask? 386 more words
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Everybody Means Something
The mind and spirit of man advance when he is tried by suffering. The more the ground is ploughed the better the seed will grow, the better the harvest will be.
Hunt the Devil
We have had occasion in this this space (see “American Exceptionalism” post) to conjure up the name of H.L. Mencken, and to celebrate his insight on U.S. 631 more words