SCIENCE IS DEPRESSIN… on What does perfect mean?
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My original post on the Metamorphoses was quite some time ago. I have in the past few weeks been working on another passage from this work with my high school students. One thing which I have observed in this current run has … Continue reading
In February 2013, Steven Poole reviewed Professor Thomas Nagel’s Mind and Cosmos, a book whose subtitle Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False more clearly indicates the rationale for its great and vociferous criticism by the … Continue reading
The friendzone…so terrible a thing and so easily entered. I am sure that many have seen the countless memes made by bemoaning their fate as friendzoned men. Let me assure you; the friendzone is a terrible thing. However, one common … Continue reading
The Confessions of St. Aurelius Augustine In thirteen books Book I I. 1 You are great, O Lord, and greatly praiseworthy: great is Your strength and Your wisdom is beyond numeration. Man wishes to praise You, a part of Your … Continue reading
Book I Prologue My mind intends to speak of forms changed into new bodies. O gods, inspire the work which I begin—for you changed yourselves and those things— And establish my poem perpetual From the first source of the world … Continue reading
The eponymous character of the Meno introduces the Debater’s Argument after suffering various setbacks in the pursuit of virtue. As a solution to this apparent paradox, Plato offers the theory of recollection. Plato did not introduce the Debater’s Argument to … Continue reading
Those who consider pure democracy to be the best form of government are often encouraged by I Samuel 8, wherein the Israelites ask for a king, and God says: “Hearken to the voice of the people in all that they … Continue reading
To discern about discernment is rather stupid, so don’t do it. The Latest Catholic Fashion Trend: Discernment.