quotable or questionable?
A quote for each of the days in the week ahead. Share these with your friends and use them to add some colour (and food for thought) to your social media feeds. 12 more words
1 week, 6 days
Reason & Existenz
“The soul is the human being considered as having a value in itself.” Simone Weil, Gravity and Grace (1972).
“All day I think about it, then at night I say it. 218 more words
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
1 month, 3 weeks
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
1 month, 4 weeks