https://www.amazon.com/dp/B088N68MP5/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=The+fall+of+mephisto&qid=1589800087&sr=8-1&fbclid=IwAR30wC3WkdefEKljMfyyTmxiXj4zQn8f1ulV1DfqQwuaJp2h1QQsbh96kCM After the apocalypse, and Earth has fallen, there is nothing left but a starless sky and Mephisto on the throne of Oblivion. Now he must wrestle with his inner daemons to prepare himself. Biblical, psychological, apocalyptical.
Applying William James’ Pragmatism
There are many reasons to believe in God, some of which aren't very good. However, there are patterns and designs that suggest there might be a god, but this isn't the place for natural theology. What I would like to discuss is William James' pragmatism which attempts to make judgements and relieve the mind from … Continue reading Applying William James’ Pragmatism
A Dialogue on Nietzsche’s Depth Psychology
It was September. This week Café metaphysics was to be held at the bar Soren and I use frequent. Sad memories lingered as I walk up the hill to its doors. Daedalus recalled The last time the entire group met there in our discussion on depth psychology in Greek tragedy. Daedalus then looked up in … Continue reading A Dialogue on Nietzsche’s Depth Psychology
Darwin and the Descent of Man
Darwin and The Descent of Man Charles Darwin (1809-1882) went to the University of Edinburgh and Cambridge like his grandfather Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802). Erasmus became a good enough physician to tend to George III, and his most important scientific work was Zoonomia which explains pathology and hinted at the idea of evolution. While Charles Darwin … Continue reading Darwin and the Descent of Man
In Marlowe’s Faust we come to find a man that was in search after power and lust; a man who desired to be twenty for life, sleep with every woman, and have the power to do as he will. What we find in Goethe’s Faust is very different. Faust is a wise man, a polymath, … Continue reading Faustian Ethics
The Dignity In Mankind
When we accept agape in our soul we begin to see the universal dignity in mankind. Sometimes it's hard to see it in an individual, because it lays dormant, but when it is sparked and catches fire it's a sight to behold. What I'm referring to is the dignity that Rousseau and Kant express inside … Continue reading The Dignity In Mankind
On Agape by Martin Luther King Jr
The Greek language comes out with another word for love. It is the word agape. …agape is something of the understanding, creative, redemptive goodwill for all men. It is a love that seeks nothing in return. It is an overflowing love; it’s what theologians would call the love of God working in the lives of … Continue reading On Agape by Martin Luther King Jr
Tennyson’s In Memoriam A.H.H.
Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), a Victorian poet, completed his In Memoriam in 1849 where he wrestled with the contradictions between the idea of a providential god with the evolutionary and materialistic science of the day after the death of his best friend. The poem is divided into 133 cantos. He was son to a clergy … Continue reading Tennyson’s In Memoriam A.H.H.
Pan Psychism’s Fitness
What kind of fabric is reality woven from? I remember my youth reading a physics book by Brian Greene who popularized string theory with its many and varied dimensions, and the super-cooled higgs field that was the precondition for the big bang. My early mind was shaped by science. However, once I made contact with … Continue reading Pan Psychism’s Fitness
A Gloss on Fichte’s Way Towards a Blessed Life
Only when one abandons individuality, which is materiality itself, can there be an eternal life. As an individual entity you’re a material particular entity, and it is in abandoning that, and surrendering oneself to the good of the whole that the possibility of a life that transcends mere materiality becomes possible -Daniel Robinson