“Do your own thing” became a motto for the 1960s – a motto rooted in existentialism.
Sometime around the end of high school or early college I began to give serious attention to a few books outside of school curricula. 1,607 more words
Last time I talked about how we cannot see that the Bible is divinely written unless God opens our eyes to it, and that in many places the Bible is like historical fiction (as opposed to fictional history). 917 more words
‘The history of art is the history of the suppression of art, itself a kind of futility if that which one seeks to cast in chains has no effectiveness whatever, and one confers upon art the illusion of competence by treating as dangerous what would make nothing happen if it were allowed to be free.’ (Danto, 1986, pg.4) 2,004 more words
There’s no quick fix. There’s no good choice. In November it will be Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. She’s plodding and conventional, if not a bit boring, with an extensive list of quite reasonable detailed policy positions that no one reads, and she’s defensive about the few bone-headed mistakes she made in all her years in public service. 3,586 more words