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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


How I Got Religion

Not, “how I became religious,” but “how I came to understand religion.”

It is extremely difficult for most moderns to negotiate the passage to the fundamentally spiritual perspective that all humans shared before the Enlightenment. 2.273 palabras más

The Modern Condition

What I Learned From Being in a Bank When It Was Robbed at Gunpoint

It was the spring of 1997. I remember seeing the guy in front of me in line at the Scotiabank but I gave it no extra thought at the time. 726 palabras más

Tools For Finding Your Passion

Descartes and Design

In his arrival at what he called “the first principle of the Philosophy for which I was seeking,” Descartes famous “I think, therefore I am,” demonstrates the validity of the idea of… 536 palabras más


What is Truth? (part 1)

Saint Augustine (13 November 354 – 28 August 430), a Christian theologian and philosopher and whose writings greatly influenced Christianity and western philosophy, once famously said, 5.206 palabras más

Philosophy Of Science

Quotes 9/29/2016

Ahhh…..Thursday you come so quick!! Have to make plans for the weekend!!

It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.

Rene Descartes

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