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Mon 2 Aug, 2010 09:50 pm - While I appreciate Pierces “ common sensism” and Griffin’s” things presupposed in practice while denied in theory” the truth or reality of common sense perceptions is... (view)
Sun 6 Jun, 2010 07:01 pm - [QUOTE=Khethil;173982]Thanks for the input, but I'm still confused. I realize what the difference between religion and spiritualism is. But as I've perused the recognized dictionaries,... (view)
Sun 6 Jun, 2010 04:41 pm - [QUOTE=jeeprs;173900]There is a difference between spirituality and religion, although they overlap in many respects. Spirituality is concerned with the search for experiential and inner truth,... (view)
Sun 6 Jun, 2010 03:35 pm - :)You remember the description of "the force" from star wars? Nothing too precise is meant. It is the general notion that there is some higher unifying power, spirit, purpose or meaning... (view)
Sun 6 Jun, 2010 02:40 pm - Perhaps, the divine brings some degree of order, value and experience unto a world which without the divine persusion or process would be primordial chaos and the formless void. "to be"... (view)
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Sun 6 Jun, 2010 12:32 pm - Even Hume said "reason is the slave of passion". Some might think he was saying that in frustration, but I think it was an acknowledgment of human nature. Individuals without passion,... (view)
Sun 6 Jun, 2010 12:23 pm - [QUOTE=jeeprs;173754]I understand the logical fallacy I think you are referring to, which is [I]post hoc ergo propter hoc[/I], roughly, 'after therefore because of'. But I don't... (view)
Sun 6 Jun, 2010 12:13 pm - [QUOTE=Jacques Maritain;173826]Spirituality without religion is largely impotent. You need [B]both[/B] in order to have a fuller understanding of the divine and matters related to the spirit. To... (view)
Sat 5 Jun, 2010 11:13 pm - A human life confined to pure objectivity and pure reason is really not a life to be admired or emulated. We are both emotive (subjective and passionate) and rational (objective) creatures and any... (view)
 
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