Tag Archives: Philosophy

The Reason for the Zombie Apocalypse

I know the reason for our obsession with the apocalypse. It has nothing to do with the millennium, or the supposed end of the Mayan calendar, or certain Christian groups’ obsession with the Book of Revelation and the “Left Behind” … Continue reading

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Religion is a Game

Religion is a game.  I do not mean this in any kind of a reductionist or derogatory sense (e.g., “Catholicism is just a game—play by the rules (the Ten Commandments, the sacraments) and you win.”)  I mean it in a … Continue reading

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God-as-Nothing

“When you are art gone forth wholly from the creature [human], and have become nothing to all that is nature and creature, then you are in that eternal one, which is God himself, and then you will perceive and feel … Continue reading

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Perennialism and Religious Institutions

If more religious institutions embraced (or at least acknowledged) perennialism, it would tremendously lesson the impression and/or reality of dogmatism, and membership would increase. Why should we care about membership? I can immediately think of a three reasons: 1. So … Continue reading

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All the Roads are Getting Paved: Liberals and Conservatives Have Nothing to Complain About

I’ve just realized that a whole slew of our country’s problems are essentially nonexistent. As I see it, the main quarrel between liberals and conservatives is over how tax money is spent. Almost none of us likes to pay taxes, … Continue reading

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Wealthy Families: Please Don’t Work So Hard

If you are a wealthy family and you are categorically opposed to paying a high tax rate because you have worked so hard for you money, my suggestion to you is this: Please don’t work so hard. Don’t work so … Continue reading

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Some Mystical Songs

Almost Like Being In Love King Cole Trio Resurrection Remy Zero My Sweet Lord George Harrison All At Sea Jamie Cullum King Without A Crown Matisyahu Upside Down Jack Johnson Connected Katharine McPhee Higher Love Steve Winwood Show Me John … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesterton’s Aversion to Perennialism

In so many of the religious dialogues I have with people, whether they be classes, sermons, discussions, or blogposts, there always seem to be one or two who disagree with me (which is welcome, of course) and they almost always … Continue reading

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Plura ex uno atque e pluribus unum.

Out of one, many; out of many, one.

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