- Luke Skywalker: A Hero of Peace And Purpose
- Discourse Ethics, and a possible solution to the Paradox of Tolerance
- A game development studio in my house? And other questions.
- Whatever happened to the romantic life? A personal question.
- From whom must civilization be ‘reclaimed’?
- Thinking about Civilization (the computer game) and what it says about Civilization (the human phenomena)
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Category Archives: Archive 2007-2009
Many of the most often quoted contemporar pagan moral principles, such as the Wiccan Rede, Crowley’s Law, and the like, are principles of self empowerment and personal freedom. The concept of Will, which appears in both of those aformentioned moral … Continue reading
The philosopher Paul Ricoeur wrote the following about temples, in a collection of essays entitled “Figuring the Sacred”: What is most remarkable about the phenomenology of the sacred is that it can be described as a manner of inhabiting space … Continue reading
In early February, Celts celebrate a festival sometimes called Imbolc, sometimes called Candlemas, sometimes called Saint Bridgit’s day; each of these names signifying a different thematic emphasis or a different kind of ceremony related to the season. The ‘original’ theme, … Continue reading
On the suggestion of a friend of mine (Hello V.M.!), I’m going to post a question, once a week, to this blog for people to discuss with me and with each other. For I am committed to the idea that … Continue reading
On Earth Day 2008, I presented this public talk for a group called PEBBIA, “Putting Earth Based Beliefs In Action”. Due to some technical difficulties we couldn’t record the entire presentation. But here is as much of it as we … Continue reading
I just noticed something. Obama took the Presidential Oath on Lincoln’s bible. Everybody knows that – every journalist I’ve read all day emphasised that point. Then I looked at the photo: his wife was holding the bible at the time. … Continue reading
I was going through my hard drive, in search of a newspaper article I thought I had saved a few weeks ago, and found a paragraph of text that was cut from the manuscript of “The Other Side of Virtue”. … Continue reading
All, I do the lecture on the importance and the power of reason in every undergraduate course I teach at every university where I’ve been retained as a lecturer. So this isn’t a new debate to me, and to be … Continue reading