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The Yogic View of Consciousness 7: The Absolute According to Hermann Weyl


We close out discussing the Absolute considering the ideas of Hermann Wyle, who made important contributions to 20th century math and science. Wyle’s views provide a natural fit with the yogic view of consciousness and illustrate the integration of science, philosophy, and religion. 4,607 more words

Yoga

The Problems of Projection Go Deeper Than Its Many Varieties (That Blue Dress Colour Debate)

Challenging Feuerbach, “The Essence of Christianity” and Critics of Both

In chapter 16 of Guide to the Study of Religion entitled “Projection”, Stewart Elliott Guthrie rightfully criticizes the deep entrenchment of the varying concepts of projection in much psychological, philosophical and religious studies literature, particularly because projection itself is lacking a clear definition. 2,028 more words

Friday nonsense party fun time extravaganza

It’s been another busy week. I’m in fact meant to be doing some writing right now, but I’ve been at it for hours today, so I think its okay for me to get a bit of slack. 480 more words

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Drunk philosophers

In Art History, a subject I unexpectedly adore, we’ve been learning about the Enlightenment. We’re currently studying a rather dense piece of writing by Immanuel Kant. 26 more words

Art

Fühlst du den Flow?

Im Leben dreht sich alles darum aus dem Strudel zu kommen und in die richtige Strömung. Dafür musst du den Flow zulassen, in dein Leben lassen und dich ihm anvertrauen, dich von ihm mitnehmen lassen, denn nur er bringt dich dorthin, wo du hin willst und das gelingt nicht über Denken, sondern über Fühlen. 60 more words

Aphorismen Sententiae Sprachspiel

Forgive me, God, this sin of speech

(— vergebe mir Gott
diese Sprachsünde!…)
–Friedrich Nietzsche, Dionysos-Dithyramben, “Unter Töchtern der Wüste”

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Cliche the first: “Never talk about politics or religion.”

Cliche the second: “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

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The Structure of Hope

Friday

Kant on Hope

Kant famously summed up the concerns of his vast body of philosophical work in three questions:

1) What can I know?

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Civilization