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Book Plunge: The Last Superstition

What do I think of this book by Edward Feser? Let’s talk about it on Deeper Waters.

As I finished this book, I must say I was disappointed. 835 more words

Book Plunge

Knowing why we know what we know

Descartes (above) famously said, “I think, therefore I am”, but reasoning is not the only way we come to know things. We get knowledge in various ways, but don’t often stop to analyse the process. 200 more words

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Still Movement

stillness unmoving

“So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.”

-T. S. Eliot


Leaves fell like rain that day. 341 more words


Was Plato a Sexist?

My love for Plato is indeed in something of an existential crisis as I consider the question of whether his views on women are sexist. At first it is quite alarming to hear someone call him a sexist, since he elevated women to the highest office in his ideal city, something that broke every taboo in ancient Greek culture. 1,404 more words


Strike Through that Mask!

All visible objects, man, are but as pasteboard masks.  But in each event–in the living act, the undoubted deed–there, some unknown but still reasoning thing puts forth the mouldings of its features from behind the unreasoning mask.   555 more words


Hidden Sorrows

By Sharka Waite

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Although I agree with the above sentiment for the most part, and enjoy reading anything Gandhi, it’s not always as simple as this inspirational leader’s statement makes it seem. 917 more words


wikipedia poem, no. 23

How to Deal with Failure in the Age of Reddit

           known as reductio ad 
       absurd this platonic 
     object  but  not exist
   yes, if you are existence then count
main characters
   certain certain sensory (see threatfulness) textual this perfectly specific here
         in fact the
      black takes a bicycle 
the computer the computer
         the population 
	this is 
          a text: egg fried in freedom
       of free 
          will  your obligation
   compiles failure
ergo sum
    sound deep below art
does nonexistence 
and existence in certain sensations
in the face of
braces it.