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Dreams, Time, Death and Life

TIME AND DREAMS

In María Zambrano’s essay on Dreams and Time[1], she argues that time in dreams is an ambiguous element because it doesn’t really exist, and that the time we experience in our waking lives is a creation of consciousness – an integral aspect of thinking. 804 more words

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Being in the World - What does it mean to be human in a hi-tech world

What does it mean to be a human in the 21st Century? Watch this movie and decide ~ #rehumanize #tobehuman #consciousness ~

Wellness

OUR WINDMILLS OF IMPOSSIBLE FANTASIES

The gospel of St. John, translated by King James, begins with the announcement: “In the beginning was the Word,” which is a glorious way of saying: “It all began with a word.” On the surface this may sound like little more than a nice piece of poetry, but within it is buried the simple but deep metaphysics of Idealism. 995 more words

Philosophy

PLEASURE, DESIRE & CULTURE … SADOMASOCHISM & ART

There is an idea in Lacan that desire is always thwarted by pleasure. Perhaps the always is an exaggeration, but in trying to envisage how this could be, we start to see how the relationship works between desire and culture. 870 more words

Philosophy

BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL

Between good and evil there exists a certain rebelliousness or naughtiness rooted in our capacity for cynicism. A lot of bad or anti-social behaviour stems from an intelligent appreciation or common-sense intuition that what is going on around one is a great deception, an enormous waste of time based on hypocritical notions of what is right and good. 681 more words

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How does your illness define you?

Chronic illness isn’t how you are and in many ways it Doesn’t define you and shouldn’t define you. But we cannot deny it has an impact and in that sense it does define our who we are and how we move in the world in some important ways. 665 more words

From Khaos to Being, via Sapiens

The original Greek χάος comes from the verb to gape and is therefore the dark emptiness, the black abyss in the yawning mouth of the Universe. 512 more words

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