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The map is not the territory

“Man is an amphibian who lives simultaneously in two worlds-the given and the home-made, the world of matter, life and consciousness and the world of symbols. 1,581 more words

Ascent

Imagery

God created man in His own image,

in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.

Gen. 1:27

Imagery

To be made in God’s own image is the greatest compliment God ever paid to man. 1,383 more words

Image Of God

Metaphysical Dogmatism

In this post I will explain the problem of reductionism in the sciences and why the insistence on reductionism is objectionably dogmatic.  In the course of doing so, I will introduce a theoretical framework free of metaphysical dogmatism and sketch out why this framework might be preferable. 2,545 more words

Bradley's Earthy Absolute Idealism

Thus, for the absolutists, the Absolute is not far removed from us; on the contrary, it is everywhere present to us, the all-encompassing totality with which we are constantly in touch in all our intellectual activities and which, as Bosanquet says, persistently drives us from pillar to post. 

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Day To Day Life

The Philosophy of Reductionism.

The 2nd article in the humanist manifesto includes the following statement:  “As far as we know, the total personality is a function of the biological organism transacting in a social and cultural context.” 837 more words

Atheism

Backwards and forwards learning

Backwards and forwards learning contributes to who I am.

I find that I seek focus

Neither the microscope nor the telescope quite help me see. 25 more words

Philosophy