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Category Archives: philosophy
Yvonne has sent me a message of such power that I feel the need of sharing it. Here is our relevant conversation: G’Day, Mate! The total idiocy of so many people makes me wonder how the human species has survived … Continue reading
This is the message of Joan Edwards’ latest post. Do take a couple of minutes and read her inspirational advice.
The great religions advance great and noble truths. There is remarkable similarity in the messages of sages and saintly people with entirely unrelated ethnic backgrounds, and this is Truth. Each version was composed by humans, designed for a particular culture. … Continue reading
Rhobin Courtright’s instructions to her faithful followers: “Review or recommend a book, a short story, or an online article, or a post on someone’s blog.” I have very little opportunity to read books other than those sent to me to … Continue reading
Originally posted on Bobbing Around:
The concept of sin is the most effective form of control ever invented. I reject it. Particularly, “original sin” is ridiculous: that people now should feel faulty and blemished because of what a couple were…
He is much younger than my children, but wiser than most people I know. His books are inspirational, instructive and… sorry, I couldn’t think of a third word starting with “i” that will fit, but reading them will improve your … Continue reading
If you are down, if the world out there is too crazy to bear, take a trip to Lunarbaboon.
It’s a long read, but today is Saturday, so here is a bit of weekend reading for you. I was cheering all the way through this incisive analysis of what is wrong with our world and why, and what we … Continue reading
We humans arrogantly consider ourselves to be the crowns of creation, and pretend we alone feel emotions, think logically, use mathematics, and so on. I’ve long argued, and have accumulated considerable evidence, that it ain’t so. Poultry are almost stereotypically … Continue reading
Lebanon has been rocked by terrible explosions, on top of many other, long-standing problems. Once considered the food-basket of the ancient world, it is now a place of malnourishment, a worthless currency, of despair. But there is hope. Read how … Continue reading