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Where they dance with the jinni

Eric Wamanji

The jinni has leaked from the bottle and seems to be troubling Kenya. And this devil is having a field day twisting our very morals and consciences. 793 more words

Kant's coffee

At the beginning of the last year of his life, he fell into a custom of taking, immediately after dinner, a cup of coffee, especially on those days when it happened that I was of his party.

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Books

Phenomena and Noumena / Space and Time

Immanuel Kant is one of the most significant figure in modern philosophy. Main concept he argues in his works is that scientific knowledge, morality, and religion are mutually consistent and assured. 238 more words

Nonfiction

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Director: Joe Johnston

Captain America: The First Avenger is a fine fictionalization of the Allied fight against the “Axis” powers in a 1940’s world. 825 more words

Mad Men

Noúmeno y fenómeno como camino de tolerancia

¿Cómo fomenta la enseñanza de la filosofía la tolerancia entre los alumnos? A veces por caminos insospechados, pues no hace falta siquiera mencionar el concepto: la enseñanza puede ser indirecta y sin embargo eficaz. 485 more words

Educación

April 22 in history

1451 Isabella I of Castile was born (d. 1504).

1500  Portuguese navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral became the first European to sight Brazil.

1529  Treaty of Saragossa… 647 more words

History

Conversion not Improvement

I have ranted before about the cult of improvement in our society. Certainly, a lot of what compels Transhumanism is the search for ultimate improvement. But Kant–I believe rightly–speaks to why a principled existence is a converted life not an “improved” or “bettered” lifestyle. 163 more words

Philosophy As A Way Of Life