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On ‘Transcendence’ and Christianity: A Philosophical Reflection

    I often listen to the Radio National programme ‘The Philosophers’ Zone’.   The other week, they had two programmes on the topic of ‘Transcendence’. The first programme dealt with ‘Transcendence and the Ancients.’ (Mostly meaning Plato).   So … Continue reading

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Do you remember that the Oxford English Dictionary announced that for 2106, the word of the year was ‘Post-Truth’? Since then with the rise of ‘alternative facts’ and ‘fake news’ something is happening! The Enlightenment Project elevated Reason to a … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean That We Are So Interested In Life On Other Planets?

  There has been a lot about space exploration in the media recently. Mostly this has come about because suddenly, we have gone from thinking that there were not many planets around other stars, to actually finding out that there … Continue reading

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Trinity: A Model For Community That Does Not Destroy Individuality

Here is an interesting thing that I found in an article in a recent ‘Age’ (reprinted from the New York Times)(Newspaper). The author, David Brooks was meditating upon the movement in opposite directions for complete autonomy, while at the same … Continue reading

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What are we made of: Numbers?

Reflection 1-12-13   I saw this phrase in an article on the particle research facility in Geneva. It said ‘We’re all made of numbers.’ What an interesting thing to say. This is especially so since we have been studying a … Continue reading

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