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Lenin: the recent revolution in natural science, and philosophical idealism - part five

“Matter has disappeared” (continued)

Materialism and idealism differ in their answers to the question of the source of our knowledge and of the relation of knowledge (and of the “mental” in general) to the physical world; while the question of the structure of matter, of atoms and electrons, is a question that concerns only this “physical world”. 260 more words

Philosophy

Lenin: the recent revolution in natural science, and philosophical idealism

Engels says explicitly that “with each epoch-making discovery even in the sphere of natural science [“not to speak of the history of mankind”], materialism has to change its form” (Ludwig Feuerbach, German edition, p.  293 more words

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Reply to Moshe

Hello Moshe,

Thank you for your kind reply. I agree, the world will never be perfect – far from it. We are animals, not gods. But each one of us has the greatest product of nature yet known to us, a powerhouse, between our ears. 207 more words

Philosophy

Patriarchal reason and dreaming: lucid dreaming

ABC Radio National/All in The Mind/Dreams-the lucid experience 02.11.14

Stephen La Berge: The first thing is that people definitely like lucid dreaming, they find it a rewarding experience. 498 more words

Philosophy

second starfish on the right

None of my handmade things have sold since those first five hula hoops and eleven cat toys last month. That was almost enough to cover my materials. 1,016 more words

Alice Keys MD

Love and Cents: A Call for Introspection

I just needed copy paper. That’s all. I wasn’t looking for wisdom, seeking a path, or desiring to be part of a disgruntled community contemplating mob violence. 965 more words

Holidays

Crystals and anything else that is materialized

I love crystals, I am still becoming aware of the energy each holds and shares. I love natural stones, tumbled ones are just as beautiful but when I look at a natural stone, I see how magnificent each one I look at is, so unique but not in the sense that if it breaks its damaged but that it becomes even more beautiful and has given another piece of itself to share. 424 more words

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