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Synchronic Evolution—Bridge Connecting Science And Aesthetic Values

Preface And Preliminary Remarks–Structuralism Paper continued April 1994 The lack of consensus concerning the nature, scope, and significance of scientific knowledge suggests to me that we are at a turning point of major historical proportions. This turning point has not … Continue reading

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Feelings Or Knowledge?

What is your definition of science? Science has produced and continues to produce huge benefits for humankind (but technology has its downside–end of world downside, global warming, nuclear annihilation, gene pool uncertainties etc.) so I believe it is extremely important … Continue reading

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The Consciousness—Divinity Thing

Halifax Bar Conversation continues July, ‘82 “I only know Hegel through Marx,” I said. “Someday I would like to know more.” “Oh, I wouldn’t waste my time if I were you. He’s dense,” Bruce responded. “I was on the debate … Continue reading

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Already Old And Getting Older

Decorations For My Apartment Legget, California May ’80 When I passed through Legget, a small California logging town, I found a celebration going on. The townspeople were having their annual Memorial Mountain Folk Festival. I decided to take in some … Continue reading

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Where Love, Beauty And Form Merge The Journey Ends

  Exam Continued Faust’s Quest Love And Form Faust learned that a kinship existed between power and the word. Likewise, he had to learn that there existed a kinship between love, beauty, and form. For Faust, sensuality was never an … Continue reading

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Merging One’s Identity With One’s Doing

You Must Become The Change You Want To See–Gandhi Pirsig Book Discussion Continues Ottawa Pub “What book did you read,” exclaimed Jim, “certainly not the one I read. Where did Pirsig say that the subjective `better, best, stuff of the … Continue reading

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Source Of Rationality—Quality

Pirsig Discussion Continues Ottawa Pub “Did you ever consider that you, Jim, might yourself be split,” Riley responded. “I’m sure you’re familiar with the dualisms spirit/matter, myth/rationality, mind/body, logic/emotion, —the list goes on and on. Dualities, especially the science/humanities split, … Continue reading

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