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Principle of Bad Writing, at least in our Postmodern Age.

“I have made this letter longer because I have not had the time to make it shorter. ” – Blaise Pascal

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Words

Blindness and Wretchedness

“When I see the blindness and wretchedness of man, when I regard the whole silent universe, and man without light, left to himself, and as it were, lost in this corner of the universe, without knowing who has put him there, what he has come to do, what will become of him at death , and incapable of all knowledge, I become terrified…. 113 palabras más

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Why Interstellar Missed Its Own Big Picture

A few days ago I posted a quote from Blaise Pascal wherein he said this:

“True religion must therefore teach us to worship only him and love only him.

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Story

Mathematician of the Month - Pascal

Blaise Pascal was an extremely gifted Frenchman who spent a majority of his life devoted to God and the Christian faith. However, he was a genius mathematician who as a young boy and was saved from becoming just another obscure mathematician due to his remarkable contributions and discoveries. 294 palabras más

A philosophical thought is not a boring thought ( but is there really a thought that we can define boring ? )

Personally I abhor boredom. Death, as an experience of nothingness, do not exist for me. But if there was an experience that  in some way I might call lethal, that is boredom. 289 palabras más

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The Aroma. A Dialogue

I overheard her quoting Blaise Pascal* to him:

“I have reasons that you simply cannot understand.”
“Try me.”
“I love him.” She said quite firmly. 130 palabras más

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All Was Lost Through A Man

“True religion must therefore teach us to worship only him and love only him. But as we find it impossible to worship something we do not know, or to love something other than ourselves, the religion which teaches us these duties must also teach us about our inability.

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