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Pax Humanitas. PDCNET. Philosophy Documentation Center. Epicurus and Epicurean Philosophy. Spirits Align.


Sapientiae Resiliant. GROK. Τὰ μετὰ τὰ φυσικὰ βιβλία. PhilosophikO. American Teilhard Association / teilhards-quotes. “Seeing.

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American Teilhard Association / index. TEILHARD DE CHARDIN. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Cyberspace and the Dream of Tielhard de Chardin. Progressive Catholics have long cherished Teilhard de Chardin and his unique and mystical vision, and for those of us who have only recently discovered the New Cosmology, his discovery is as great an epiphany as the encountering of Hildegard, Julian of Norwich, or any of the other mystics who testify to Divine immanence.

Cyberspace and the Dream of Tielhard de Chardin

Teilhard was a man possessed of rare vision who was capable of remythologizing his faith to fit the "facts" that his scientific studies convinced him of. His was not a God "out there" who disapproved of humans hypothesizing about or even tampering with the Creation. American Teilhard Association / teilhards-publications. Creator:"Pierre Teilhard de Chardin" Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre. American Teilhard Association / additional-links. Additional Links “Comprehensive Compassion.”

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An Interview with Brian Swimme, by Susan Bridle. What is Enlightenment? Issue 19. Spring-Summer 2001. . © 2014 American Teilhard Association Site by Scribble Tone. Teilhard Quotes - Teilhard de Chardin jimdo page! Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.

Teilhard Quotes - Teilhard de Chardin jimdo page!

Love is the highest form of human energy. The Age of Nations is past. The task before us now, if we would not perish, is to build the Earth. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1 May 1881 – 10 April 1955) was a French Jesuit priest trained as a paleontologist and a philosopher, and was present at the discovery of Peking Man.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

He is also noted as a prominent mystic of the Catholic Church. Quotes[edit] L'homme. Chardin & The NooSphere. Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Why Study Philosophy? 'To Challenge Your Own Point of View' - Hope Reese. At a time when advances in science and technology have changed our understanding of our mental and physical selves, it is easy for some to dismiss the discipline of philosophy as obsolete.

Why Study Philosophy? 'To Challenge Your Own Point of View' - Hope Reese

Stephen Hawking, boldly, argues that philosophy is dead. Not according to Rebecca Newberger Goldstein. Goldstein, a philosopher and novelist, studied philosophy at Barnard and then earned her Ph.D. in philosophy at Princeton University. Taking Humanism Beyond Speciesism, by Peter Singer. During nearly two millennia of European history in which Christian dogmas could not be questioned, many prejudices put down deep roots.

Taking Humanism Beyond Speciesism, by Peter Singer

Humanists are, rightly, critical of Christians who have not freed themselves of these prejudices-for example, against the equality of women or against nonreproductive sex. It is curious, therefore, that, despite many individual exceptions, humanists have on the whole been unable to free themselves from one of the most central of these Christian dogmas: the prejudice of speciesism. In the Judeo-Christian tradition, this prejudice is plain and undisguised. Moral Naturalism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy/Winter 2008 Edition) First published Thu Jun 1, 2006; substantive revision Mon Aug 7, 2006 While “moral naturalism” is sometimes used to refer to any approach to metaethics intended to cohere with naturalism in metaphysics more generally, the label is more usually reserved for naturalistic forms of moral realism according to which there are objective moral facts and properties and these moral facts and properties are natural facts and properties.

Moral Naturalism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy/Winter 2008 Edition)

Views of this kind appeal to many as combining the advantages of naturalism and realism but have seemed to many others to do inadequate justice to central dimensions of our practice with our moral concepts. This entry examines some of these concerns and some ways in which moral naturalists have responded to them. Søren Kierkegaard. First published Tue Dec 3, 1996; substantive revision Fri Jul 27, 2012 Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (b. 1813, d. 1855) was a profound and prolific writer in the Danish “golden age” of intellectual and artistic activity.

Søren Kierkegaard

. Problem of evil. In the philosophy of religion, the problem of evil is the question of how to reconcile the existence of evil with that of a deity who is, in either absolute or relative terms, omnipotent, omniscient, and omnibenevolent (see theism).[1][2] An argument from evil attempts to show that the co-existence of evil and such a deity is unlikely or impossible if placed in absolute terms.

Problem of evil

Attempts to show the contrary have traditionally been discussed under the heading of theodicy. A wide range of responses have been given to the problem of evil. A Declaration from the harmless and innocent people of God, called Quakers. Quaker Information Center. What is the Friends Peace Testimony? "We utterly deny all outward wars and strife and fightings with outward weapons, for any end or under any pretence whatsoever. And this is our testimony to the whole world.

" From "A Declaration to Charles II," 1661. Full text at: Because there is no single, world-wide authority that can speak for all Friends, there cannot be a single, absolute answer to any question that begins, "What is the Quaker position on . . . ? " Nonetheless, there are certain principles that have emerged again and again in the lives of Friends in different times and situations, informing their efforts to lead lives that are faithfully guided by the Holy Spirit. Friends call these principles "testimonies. " José Ortega y Gasset. 1. Biography 1.1 Early Life. José Ortega y Gasset was born 9 May, 1883, in Madrid, the second of four children by José Ortega Munilla and Dolores Gasset Chinchilla.

The Gnostic Society - Lecture Schedule. December 2014: The Latest Furor About Mary Magdalene A recently published and highly controversial book, "The Lost Gospel", claims to be the coded message in an ancient Syriac expansion on the Genesis account of the marriage of Joseph and Aseneth. December 5: "The Lost Gospel"; New Information or Fraud?

Is the Magdalen a "co-Messiah", a sexpot or (and) the mother of two sons by Jesus? What is the nature of the text underlying these assertions? December 12: Earlier Magdalenic Hysterias: The Da Vinci Code; The Jesus' Wife; An Apocryphal Cathar Fragment; Holy Blood-Holy Grail; Holy Moley! Kairos @ Works by title. Evolution and Philosophy. Pirsig's metaphysics of Quality. Development[edit] The Metaphysics of Quality originated with Pirsig's college studies as a biochemistry student at the University of Minnesota. Philosophy of language. ABRAHADABRA: Some Thoughts on The Word - Mark Stavish. Copyright 1997 Mark Stavish, M.A. Introduction. Origin of ‘As above, so below’ « Radiant woman. December 25, 2006 by radiantwoman A phrase like ‘As above, so below’ is used by writers and astrologers alike to explain why and how the world works.

Numbskull: The Brain/Body Paradigm. “I am my head, but I own my body. ” Ken Wilbur, No Boundary. Wu Li = Nonsense? A Book on Perception, Physics and Philosophy. The Unreal Universe. Philosophers' Imprint. A Secular Humanist Declaration. Council for Secular Humanism. Center for Inquiry. Humanist Manifesto III. American Humanist Association.

Journal of Autopoietic Theory. Autopoiesis and Coevolution. By Chris Lucas "The stability of the internal medium is a primary condition for the freedom and independence of certain living bodies in relation to the environment surrounding them. " Autopoiesis. Wisdom. Think!

Spiritual Succor. Human Condition. Being Human. Humanitas.