Tag Archives: Ernst Cassirer

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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Nature Objectified—The Nature Of Both “Inner And Outer Reality”

The Human Spirit’s Pursuit Of Liberation Continued Ernst Cassirer tells us that Pre-moderns, as they engaged their environment through emotions, desires and work, acquired the ability, via symbolic representation, to objectify nature–the nature of both “inner and outer reality.” There … Continue reading

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The Human Spirit’s Pursuit Of Self-Liberation

“Meaning becomes the moving force of self-transcendence, which reaches beyond the limited horizon and longs for the whole.” (Erich Jantsch, The Self-Organizing Universe) If universal structure is co-contemporary with the world and its history then we should be able to … Continue reading

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Picture Of Self (New Model Of The Observer/Observed Relationship)

“So What Did Your `Self’ Picture’ Look Like,” Said MV, “The One You Gave To Your Professor?”: “Man tries to make for himself in the fashion that suits him best a simplified and intelligible picture of the world; he then … Continue reading

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The Human Spirit’s Pursuit Of Self-Liberation

A Brief Timeout From My Journal Travelogues Jan. 2012 In the next series of posts (9), I will continue to make the case for a different way to understand “reality” and “self”—the carrier of free thought, i.e., the observer/observed relationship. … Continue reading

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Gravitation, Virgo, — And The Philosopher

Discussion In Thin Air Continues July, ’80 “What about Einstein?” I said. “What’s his perspective? What’s he got to say about Virgo? I’m sure Peter would like to know?” “Yeah, what’s the haps there, anyway;” responded Peter, “where does Virgo … Continue reading

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