Sailing to Byzantium"...O sages standing in God’s holy fire As in the gold mosaic of a wall, Come from the holy fire, perne in a gyre, And be the singing-masters of my soul. Consume my heart away; sick with desire And fastened to a dying animal It knows not what it is; and gather me Into the artifice of eternity..." -W.B. Yeats
Monthly Archives: October 2014
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
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
Wisdom… More wisdom… “So if the universe shouldn’t exist, why is it here?” Why indeed. And…Go Giants!!!
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