Tag Archives: existence

Remembrance of things past

My favorite composer of classical music is Gustav Mahler. In my view, the music of Mahler, especially his symphonies, has a range of emotions and a depth of meaning possessed by no other composer. Mahler’s final completed symphony, the ninth, … Continue reading

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Is God back?

Where can wisdom be found; where can religion find its true roots? In extolling the principle that “Wisdom is not supernaturally dispensed from on high”, but “can only be sought by humans at home on earth, and it is inseparable … Continue reading

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Appealing to the senses

After spending several months in its pages, I have finally and fruitfully finished reading the American philosopher Daniel C. Dennett’s book: Breaking the Spell – Religion as a Natural Phenomenon (Penguin Books, 2006). As the title indicates, the book takes the … Continue reading

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