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I am what I think........maybe?

“I think therefore I am”

-Rene Descartes       

While in my head as thoughts race back and forth, up, down and sideways this quote pops up out of nowhere which gets me thinking even more. 422 palabras más

Where Do Beliefs Come From?

Featured image is Sunset, by Caspar David Friedrich.

This post is dedicated to Drew Summitt, who has relentlessly pushed Aristotelian metaphysics upon me. It is also a technical followup to… 1.384 palabras más




By Emily Marczak: History/General Columnist


In the seventeenth-century the famous philosopher and scientist, René Descartes, stated that the third eye, also known as the pineal gland is “the principal seat of the soul and the place in which all our thoughts are formed.” Descartes also went on to discuss the conceptual models of man, which he believed, consisted of two parts: the body and soul. 595 palabras más

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Reductio ad absurdum - An old school way of saying "take the flipside" or "take it to the limit"

Reductio ad absurdum is a method of argumentation said to

  • prove a statement to be true by demonstrating the contradiction, absurdity and therefore impossibility that would result if it were untrue…
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Marrow’s Mediocrity

Photographer — Francesca Woodman

Marrow’s Mediocrity
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Having met life’s fate in the winter of my youth, I’ve lived my passions in pursuit of the truth. 101 palabras más


So blind is the curiosity by which mortals are possessed

So blind is the curiosity by which mortals are possessed, that they often conduct their minds along unexplored routes, having no reason to hope for success, but merely being willing to risk the experiment of finding whether the truth they seek lies there.

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God and Egomania

A common objection against the character of God is levied against his commands to love him and worship him. Why does God command his people to love him in Deuteronomy 6:5? 907 palabras más