“Whitehead further identified his God with Eros, the ‘Universe as one’,[xvii] and even, when opposing the Semitic god to Plato’s, Satan.[xviii] Thus, with its panentheism, panexperientialism, divine mischief and intense hedonism, kinship to pagan animism and its Romantic nature worship, we are better to re-designate the god of Whitehead’s philosophy of organism, as Pan. We […]

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“In The Concept of the Political, which remains his most famous work, Schmitt suggests that liberalism gives rise to a paradox. On the one hand, a state that unconditionally affirms individual liberty must believe that conflict over values is destructive and unnecessary—that it is possible to build a society that is agnostic about transcendent values […]

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You unlocked the secret of the crayon, but that’s only the first step. Now once you’ve marked the get-down part, you must dig. Dig, dig, dig a tunnel where the get-down sits. All right, now pay attention and listen to this. – Don’t go breaking my heart – Now you hear that? That is a […]

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“It is arguably the single most important concept in the entire logic of capitalism: commodification, more specifically the commodification of labour. A commodified world is one in which the vast majority of the population is dependent for their economic survival on the sale of their labour power as a commodity in the form of wage […]

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“From Whitehead’s reformulated point of view, the questions of science “do not enable [it] to formulate the problem of the ‘mind’ because these questions and their answers presuppose it.” Science is a way of knowing nature; therefore, the pursuit of knowledge of nature presupposes that there is a knower, i.e., a mind.” I made a […]

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Through the Motions – Unfolded Ep. 9

This is a story written by Dave Harrity. Listen to Through The Motions on iTunes, Stitcher or Homebrewed Christianity. …    I’ll try pretty much anything once. I’ve lived by this tenet since I married my wife Amanda, after our minister gave me advice on how to get along together: whatever she’s taking on, be […]

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Fairs, Festivals & Finance: Confessions of Naiveté

“The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else. Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist.” –John Maynard […]

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