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Marcion and Empedocles: The Gnosis of Love and Discord

The Church Father and Pope Hippolytus in Refutations of All Heresies (1.3) writes about the pre-Socratic and Orphic philosopher Empedocles:

But Empedocles, born after these, advanced likewise many statements respecting the nature of demons, to the effect that, being very numerous, they pass their time in managing earthly concerns.

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Monday Tearing You Apart? Let Love Put You Back Together: Empedocles fr. 17.23-33

“Come, listen to my stories: for learning will certainly improve your thoughts.
As I said before when I declared the outline of my speeches,
I will speak a two-fold tale. 99 palabras más


The Best Student of Adam - Seth

Of course, every teacher has his brilliants and the best of brilliants – was the only none-twin son of Adam (g.t.h.) – Seth (g.t.h.) (Also known as… 271 palabras más

Ancient Sciences


Empédocles, filósofo grego do século V a.C., acreditava que de dentro dos olhos saíam raios luminosos que tacteavam os objectos e retornavam aos olhos com a informação dos objectos tocados, informação essa que, depois de interpretada pelo cérebro, geraria a sensação visual. 97 palabras más


8x17: Empedocles

“And I know what I saw. There’s a reason these things are happening. There is something at work here, and it all began with the man killed in the car crash.” — Monica Reyes… 1.365 palabras más

The X-files

Buddhas In Snowflakes, Enlightenment In A Bathtub

This year’s Tibet House Benefit Concert coincided with a snowstorm in Manhattan and though snow is not uncommon in Manhattan (especially this past season), it is particularly associated with Tibet and its high, perennially snow covered peaks.   1.060 palabras más


ancient theory

According to Empedocles, everything in this world is the result of the aggregation of imperceptibly minute ingredients which are set side by side without thereby changing their nature. 409 palabras más

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