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Are thought and experience philosophically compatible?

Existentialism meets the world through experience, metaphysics meets the world through the limits of experience

The assertion on trial in this paper is the idea that metaphysics and existentialism are as incompatible as they are often considered to be. 2,686 more words


On living freely

Can we ever truly be free?

What does it mean to really be free anyway?

To be completely free, we could simply say, is to be able to act however we wish,without any constraints blocking our ability to act and think in accordance with our volition. 1,560 more words


20% Discount on my titles at Floris Books

The generous people at Floris Books are offering a 20% discount on my titles from now until the end of April. Along with Lost Knowledge of the Imagination… 651 more words


“Prehension? Moi?” Religion and The Rebel, reissued

Colin Wilson, Religion and The Rebel (Aristeia Press, 2017) A needed reprint of Wilson’s much misunderstood “difficult second album” (as the music journalistic cliche goes) in a large dark blue covered paperback (it’s also available as an e-book). 4,019 more words


Into an Outsider's mind

These days I’m almost closing chapters of a book called ‘The Outsider’ by Colin Wilson and despite its pessimistic perspective toward the existence and life, those concepts merge with my current situation of job searching which has been a constant yet hopeful battle between ‘what is a meaningful life’ and ‘Can I get what I want’. 1,724 more words

Initiating Affirmative Sequence - Beyond The Robot (a belated review)

Gary Lachman Beyond The Robot: The Life and Work of Colin Wilson (Tarcher Perigree, 2016)

I first read Colin Wilson over thirty years ago and I was stunned. 3,145 more words


Avs vs Maple Leafs: GWG Challenge and GDT, Game #46

Good afternoon all. Your Colorado Avalanche take on the Maple Leafs of Toronto today at the ACC. Game time is 7pm ET/5pm in the mountains and can be seen on Altitude and NHLtv. 335 more words