Monthly Archives: October 2014

Friday Roundup

So true… “These are all provocative and intriguing questions, but it’s hard to imagine militantly atheistic people of Dawkins’ ilk ever being willing to contemplate them. Anyone dumb enough to claim that religion lies at the root of all wars … Continue reading

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Caputo: Chapter Five—Postmodern Prophets—Part One

In the Enlightenment and early modernity, truth and the concepts surrounding that idea were thought of (and communicated as) mostly academic and abstract intellectual endeavors.  Along with Hegel came others who began to think the idea of truth was much … Continue reading

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Wisdom… More wisdom… “So if the universe shouldn’t exist, why is it here?”  Why indeed. And…Go Giants!!!

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Friday Roundup

The ‘secular’ had to be invented…imagined… “It is just for this reason that religion, as social theorists of religion like Regis Debray are starting to see, cannot be explained. For it is rather that religion explains everything else as the grammar at … Continue reading

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True, that… “In any case, the situation is very different with God. The thought that God exists does strike many atheists as bizarre. But, in contrast to the Flying Spaghetti Monster, there are all of these theists and agnostics who … Continue reading

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