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What came first: Consciousness or Matter? (Does it matter? What do you think?)

Following on from my previous post, it is now time to delve into what being a MonistIdealist Panentheist Catholic means for me. As explained in said last post, these words are merely labels, and labels can mean different things to different people. 1,271 more words

Awareness

NOT DRINKING THE KOOL-AID

Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this: ‘You are in the process of being indoctrinated.

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Awareness

The problem of evil: the responses of Descartes, Leibniz, and Berkeley

The problem of evil has a reputation for being one of the strongest threats to theism. It has many variations, but it it generally comes in two forms: the logical problem of evil and the evidential problem of evil. 1,348 more words

Philosophy

“When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.”

– Rene Descartes

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Philosophical Questions and One, No, Two Answers

Back in 1641, or maybe 1639, René Descartes asked whether he (and therefore we) might be seriously mistaken about some pretty important stuff, i.e. everything: 484 more words

Philosophy

Philosophy And Being Vegetarian

Hey everyone!

The other day at school we had watched a video about the philosopher René Descartes. He had a very interesting way of thinking. 261 more words

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Însemnări (II)

Gândurile au farmecul lor aparte. Pot fi validate de o instanță superioară aflată în aceeași parte a sufletului (nous – partea rațională) sau chiar negate obsesiv. 212 more words

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