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Love Lessons From Empedocles

It isn’t by Love alone that the world operates. I wish Empedocles especially stressed that part for me.

Contrary to the popular slogan, love does not change anything. 1.672 palabras más

Essays

Environmentalist

An environmentalist is not purely one type of strict practice, nor does it mean that an environmentalist does nothing to pollute or kill things. Not all environmentalists are pacifists, vegans, or political radicals. 379 palabras más

SCOD

The X-Files - Empedocles (Review)

This October/November, we’re taking a trip back in time to review the eighth season of The X-Files and the first (and only) season of The Lone Gunmen… 5.866 palabras más

The X-Files

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

Science

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

History

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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Gnosis