SEVEN WORDS
Anaximander • Being • Culture • God • Time
Being Good Beauty            Truth             Justice Love Presence Every important branch of philosophy or theology focuses on one or more of these seven words and/or on t... Read more
THEOLOGY 101
Anaximander • Eschatology • Existentialism • Genesis • God • Parmenides • Time • Trinity • Whitehead
Theology 101 is comprehensive…but not complete. Questions remain to be answered, themes need to be further developed. Read more
ANAXIMANDER, MARTIN & JOHN
Anaximander • Existentialism • Genesis • John & Paul • Time
Although five books of the New Testament have traditionally been attributed to the apostle John, modern scholarship has identified two of these works as most likely bearing John’s direct imprint: Th... Read more
DANTE & THE YELLOW SUBMARINE
Anaximander • Being • Science • Time • Whitehead • Yellow Submarine
"In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. Ah, how hard a thing it is to tell of that wood, savage and harsh and dense... Read more
CORINTHIANS written by David Cowles
Anaximander • Christ • Eschatology • God • John & Paul • Parmenides • Politics • Whitehead
In the Bible’s New Testament, 14 letters (or epistles) have traditionally been attributed to Paul of Tarsus, St. Paul. Read more
NIETZSCHE written by David Cowles
Anaximander • Being • Christ • Existentialism • Heraclitus • John & Paul • Trinity • Whitehead
“What alone can our teaching be? – That no one gives a human being his qualities: not God, not society, not his parents or ancestors, not he himself…” “The fatality of his nature cannot b... Read more
CREATION
Anaximander • Being • Genesis • God • Heraclitus • Parmenides
The world we live in seems to consist of discrete entities, i.e. objects and events with size, shape and/or duration (in other words, extension) in what we call space and time. Read more
THE INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF TIME
Anaximander • Genesis • Parmenides • Science • Time
In an earlier essay in this collection, The Perpendicular Present, we showed conclusively that the experiential Present has nothing whatsoever to do with the linear phenomenon we call “time”. Read more
THE THREE MODALITIES OF BEING
Anaximander • Being • Existentialism • John & Paul
I, you, he/she/it, the three persons of verbal conjugation, a staple of nearly every grammar class, be it modern (English), classical (Latin) or exotic (Klingon). Read more
THE PHILOSOPHY OF EMO
Anaximander • Culture • For Kids • John & Paul
In his master work, I and Thou, the existentialist philosopher, Martin Buber, wrote “In the beginning is the relation.” This was not a new idea. Read more
DOES "GOD" MAKE SENSE?
Anaximander • God • Time
When we examine every bit of objective evidence we have about the world we live in, we find that the dimension of time is continuous (at least down to the Planck scale). Read more