“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.”
–Alfred North Whitehead

Month: February 2008

  • I am Time

    Suffering,or bliss. Do not be disturbed. Do not lose your head. Do not knot your soul. There is no testimony, no measuring of miss. The either/or is mysterious, that’s sure. Just hear it. Then see it. Now taste it. What have you found? Ask your mind what it is like… go on. Four dimensions: The […]

  • Integrating Rationality

    Prickles, I’m gooey and you’re prickly. This may be the root of our disagreement… -Goo —————————- Goo, i think there my be a distinction in the ‘personality’ of our philosophy… heres what ive been thinking though regarding our discussion: Like i said before, and im going to try to make more clear in another video… […]

  • Hofstadter, Wittgenstein, Varela: Loops, Language, Poesis

    The purpose of this essay is to display how the Enlightenment’s arête became its hamartia. In other words, it is to show how Modernity’s greatest virtue became its tragic flaw. Its virtue was to separate the Big Three: the Good, the True, and the Beautiful. This differentiation lead to all the positive aspects of Modern […]

  • Love of Wisdom

    To you, As long as we’ve known each other, even intimately at least for brief episodes, there seems to remain something hidden between us. It is not something so simple as a secret kept by one of us from the other, but rather seems to be something we share but are unwilling or unable to […]