Sufism/Islam, dark side mystics, and the ‘body of lies’

The question of sufism  is tricky and I have never had an opportunity to explore or visit the 'mainstream sufi movements' which appear to be benign gnostic groups. But the realm of sufism takes in a huge terrain, overlaps with hindu legacies and has an ominous dark side, with many fringe cases and/or hidden mainstream … Continue reading  Sufism/Islam, dark side mystics, and the ‘body of lies’

covid pandemic: yankee doodle imperial genocide comes home…//A Hegelian Case for Vaccine Mandates  – 1848+: The End(s) of History

Fascinating article, and I can’t comment on the spot. A dark cloud floats overhead, however: everyone who uses Hegel gets confused, the worst case being Marx who tried to escape Hegel. My mot… Source: covid pandemic: yankee doodle imperial genocide comes home…//A Hegelian Case for Vaccine Mandates  – 1848+: The End(s) of History

L&FP, 48k: Dallas Willard on the key self-referentiality in the Relativist thesis that there are no generally knowable, objective moral truths   – 1848+: The End(s) of History

There is a lot of material here, but the manner of dealing with complex social issues at this site of the Christian right as usual evokes a strange inadequacy of these often cogent critics of Darwi… Source: L&FP, 48k: Dallas Willard on the key self-referentiality in the Relativist thesis that there are no generally knowable, … Continue reading L&FP, 48k: Dallas Willard on the key self-referentiality in the Relativist thesis that there are no generally knowable, objective moral truths   – 1848+: The End(s) of History

Bennett and DU, again…

https://wordpress.com/comments/approved/gurdjieff-con.net/2348 Someone commented on my misunderstanding of Bennett. But who does understand him? The Gurdjieff legacy represents a lost opportunity: bringing: the legacy of Samkhya, or its ancient source, into the modern world. But Gurdjieff for all his vaunted esoteric authority as objective knowledge was too limited intellectually to do the job right and in … Continue reading Bennett and DU, again…

Can homo sapiens the great evolutionary meat-eater survivor, now big mac guzzler survive climate change? – 1848+: The End(s) of History

The question of veganism and its history is elusive but the legacy of homo sapiens the meateater is crypto-faustian, as it were. Can man recover from his own evolutionary lineage? Take a good look … Source: Can homo sapiens the great evolutionary meat-eater survivor, now big mac guzzler survive climate change? – 1848+: The End(s) … Continue reading Can homo sapiens the great evolutionary meat-eater survivor, now big mac guzzler survive climate change? – 1848+: The End(s) of History