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What does mysticism mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It’s close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.— Elie Wiesel
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Maybe it’s the philosopher in me, but I don’t see how any argument against racism that depends on color to make its point is valuable in the long run. If the goal is to end racism, which I hope it … Continue reading
The process of working my way into grad school has begun. It could take less than a year, or less than a decade, or more than a decade, or maybe I’ll be one of those crazy old people working in … Continue reading
I bet you didn’t see this coming: The Food Issue (NY Times) Excerpt: Dear Mr. President-Elect, It may surprise you to learn that among the issues that will occupy much of your time in the coming years is one you … Continue reading
Okay, this falls under DO NOT MISS THIS OR I WILL COME TO YOUR HOME IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT AND FORCE-FEED YOU PLASTIC EXPLOSIVES. You guys know about TED, right? Only the smartest people talking about the smartest, … Continue reading
Waugh, the future is intimidating! Being a metaphysics student at the moment, I can address the question of why something that doesn’t exist can be intimidating, or be anything, probably most efficiently using Yablo: The future is an existential metaphor … Continue reading