Tag Archives: Philospophy

Jim Rigby : Religion is No Longer Adequate

The Dalai Lama. Image from Nulla dies sine linea.Dalai Lama:Religion is no longer adequate There is a growing realization that something is being born in between what we call “religion” and what we call “atheism.” By Jim Rigby | The … finish reading Jim Rigby : Religion is No Longer Adequate

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Leonardo Boff : Will It All End in Greece Where it Began?

Dualism via Magritte. Image from Natalie Sanders. It all began in Greece. Will it all end in Greece? By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / January 24, 2012 Our Western civilization, now globalized, has its historic origins in ancient … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Will It All End in Greece Where it Began?

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Is Science a Religion?

Images from Wikimedia Commons (top), NASA, via Science Meets Religion.Is Science a Religion? ‘Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Is Science a Religion?

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Baudrillard 2 : Postmodern Democracy and the End of History

BAUDRILLARD 2: Postmodern democracyand the end of history By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / July 5, 2010 “The Balance of Terror is the Terror of Balance.” (60) [This is the second of a three part series on the … finish reading Baudrillard 2 : Postmodern Democracy and the End of History

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Neuroscientist David Eagleman: Portrait of a ‘Possibilian’

David Eagleman. Image from Researchers and Theories / comcast.net.Baylor’s David Eagleman:The Carl Sagan of neuroscience …in the space between the materialist and mystic, anything’s possible. By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / June 14, 2010 [An edited version of … finish reading Neuroscientist David Eagleman: Portrait of a ‘Possibilian’

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Sorcerer’s Apprentice : Tipping Points and Paradigm Shifts

Conducting the planets:Tipping points and paradigm shifts By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / May 16, 2010 We’ve all become tutored in the past years about “tipping points”: the warming of the ocean releasing more CO2 into the atmosphere, … finish reading Sorcerer’s Apprentice : Tipping Points and Paradigm Shifts

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Leonardo Boff : Easter for the Crucified Earth

“The Crucified Land,” 1939, oil on canvas by Alexandre Hogue.Our devastated common dwelling:Easter for the crucified Earth By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / April 3, 2010 Easter is a celebration shared by Jews and Christians, and is a … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Easter for the Crucified Earth

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Leonardo Boff : Social Justice / Ecological Justice

“The Innocent: Casualties of the Civil War in Northern Uganda.” Photo by Heather McClintock / Blue Earth Alliance.Humanity’s intertwined dilemma:Social and Ecological Justice By Leonardo Boff / The Rag Blog / March 22, 2010 Among the many problems that afflict … finish reading Leonardo Boff : Social Justice / Ecological Justice

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Marc Estrin : Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein and Marie Curie.HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ALBERT (Albert Einstein was born on March 14th, 1879.) Blanchot : “La réponse est le malheur de la question.” (The answer is the misfortune of the question.) ALBERT EINSTEIN SAID Sometimes I ask myself … finish reading Marc Estrin : Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein

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Leonardo Boff : The World Society of Blindness

Image from Camelia Elias / FRAG/MENTS.The World Society of Blindness These are global problems that transcend our paradigm of specialized knowledge. Life does not fit into a formula, nor caring into a calculus equation. By Leonardo Boff / The Rag … finish reading Leonardo Boff : The World Society of Blindness

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Leonardo Boff: Haiti : A Test for Humanity

“Village,” acrylic on canvas by Haitian artist Hilome Jose.Haiti: A test for humanity We have reached a moment in history in which we all find ourselves intertwined in a unique geosociety. Without the solidarity of all towards all, and towards … finish reading Leonardo Boff: Haiti : A Test for Humanity

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