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Know Your Season

Modern humans have used technology to largely control the forces of nature. When nature does inevitably effect some of us, it is newsworthy. Graphic videos of tornado-ravaged towns as well as people standing on rooftops amid floodwaters tug at our heartstrings. 566 more words

Sufism: traditional, modern, and post-modern

I want to posit that the jump-off point between modern and post-modern philosophy is Ludwig Wittgenstein’s notion of language games. His point is that there are multiple human language games in operation simultaneously; each language game functions to establish a different type of truth, and the truth established by one language game may have only limited relevance to the truth established by another. 614 more words