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Origin of Species

As we noted previously, Philip Gosse published his book attempting to reconcile geology and Scripture just a few years before Charles Darwin published his book  3.258 palabras más


Imperfect Copies and Evolution

We tend to think of evidence for evolution in terms of complex facts of geology and biology. But in fact there is pretty good evidence for the theory of evolution which is available to almost everyone, or least everyone who has some familiarity with various kinds of plants and animals, without any complicated study. 511 palabras más


Empedocles was not only philosopher, but also medic and physiologist, which had a big impact on his philosophical system. By the end of his life he had established a Sicilian school of medicine, which greatly influenced Plato and Aristotle.

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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