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Meditation On Divinity

Paradoxes like “how does oneness make room for otherness” are neutralized when existence, in general, and identity, in particular, are understood as a consequence of the logic of God not being God’s own non-being, i.e., the b~b~bb structure. The idea … Continue reading

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We Maintain And Perpetuate Society When We Talk To Ourselves

George Herbert Mead’s Social Psychology Commentary On Self Continues Mead, in putting together his social psychology drew heavily upon the converging currents of thought that filtered through the universities where he took up residence. The emerging doctrines of Evolution, Functional … Continue reading

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God Is Culture—God’s Self-Aware Expression Of Freedom

Mike Conversation Concluded July, ‘82 According to the way I perceive God, human culture is a product of God’s freedom. It is through culture that God acts out the self-aware expression of freedom. This higher-level freedom is two levels removed … Continue reading

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God Is Nature—Freedom And Reason Are Part Of Nature

Mike Conversation Continues July, ‘82 “Pantheism is part of it, but there’s more,” I said. “I have always been attracted to those images of deity that identify God with nature. Spinoza, Lao Tsu, Whitman, Black Elk, all those guys believed … Continue reading

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A God Even For Atheists

Mike Conversation Continues July, ‘82 “Okay,” I said, “but what I’m about to say is not exactly user friendly. It’s about a different kind of God, one that, as far as I can tell, nobody is familiar with.” “Well, does … Continue reading

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Pursuit Of Self-Liberation

The Evolution Of Symbolic Forms Jan. ’80 Myth, or the mythical-religious consciousness of man, for Cassirer, is understood to be the proto-reality out of which symbolic forms evolve e.g. language, art, religion, science etc. These symbolic forms, in turn, are … Continue reading

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The Medium–Universe, Life, Language–Is The Message

Conversation Continued Banff Bar “Oh, really,” said Mike. “So tell me, what exactly are animals capable of?” “Animals communicate. There’s was nothing new there,” Dain responded, “that is what sensation brings to experience. But the human animal apprehends sensation through … Continue reading

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