The Idea of Play

Friedrich Schiller, In his Aesthetic Education of Man, writes that, “Man is never so authentically himself as when at play." Play is what we do to be free. The chief source of play is through the productions of art. Take a fly fisherman for example. His attention focuses, time is arrested, and he can stave … Continue reading The Idea of Play

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The Four Winds

That night, while Daedalus rested, he was visited by a cloaked man. The man leaned over Daedalus and put two fingers on his eyes, and suddenly Daedalus’ mind awakened. Waves of emotions came crashing over him, heavily hitting him hard. The booming, buzzing confusion arrested him. Then the gears in his brain started to move … Continue reading The Four Winds

Immanuel Kant: The Critique of Pure Reason

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was a German philosopher who was born and lived in Königsberg, Prussia. He grew up in a Lutheran Protestant household that focused on the literal interpretation of the Bible. This religious upbringing is taught through the lens of humility and devotion. He enrolled into the University of Königsberg at the age of … Continue reading Immanuel Kant: The Critique of Pure Reason