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Guest Post: Taking Man as He Is

This is a guest post by Adam Ureneck. Please feel free to write comments and he will respond on the blog. In his recent book, Stephen Hawking, pronounced philosophy to be dead. Here is a quote from his book , Grand Design. “We each exist for but a short time, and in that time explore […]

Habermas, Ratzinger and the Kantian divide

Over the last week I have been struggling to understand the basic architecture of German philosopher Jurgen Habermas, perhaps the most famous philosopher of his generation. While by no means do I claim a organic understanding of his work, but Summary Jurgen Habermas which summarizes his position and approach to modernity, via reason and rationalization, […]

Neo-paganism, Modern Polytheism and the Environment

Vatican insider Sandro Magister has an excellent summary and commentary of the latest comments of Pope Benedict XVI with regards to modern tendencies towards religious polytheism and neo-paganism. We must remember that Benedict XVI closely tied modern environmental ideas with neo-pagan and pseudo religious tendencies of our age in his historic speech on the environment […]

‘Christmas is the most radical antithesis to the vision of scientism’

Father Raniero Cantalamessa is the preacher of the Pontifical Household, which means he is the only one who preaches to the Pope. This is his message for Advent, which proves to be intriguing, as he will deal with 3 core issues, which are the central problems for our times: scientism, secularism and rationalism. The talk […]

Expert on Humanity?

Often the recognition that human beings are different than the rest of nature, incredibly, raises many objectives from environmentally minded people. I experienced this directly when I mention the extraordinary human capacity to affect reality, be it for good or evil, at the Bioneers conference a few weeks ago. But does the recognition of human […]

Torching the Humanities: A Response

Here’s an interesting post by my prof. at CU, Ben Hale, on his blog. Indeed an excellent response to the reality, not only the idea, of doing away with the humanities in a university. What an intelligent destruction of the opponent! Here the full text. Below an excerpt: Then there’s the question of whether the […]

Bison, Bear and Nature

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohGrb_i_odA] This has no underlying relevance, just an incredible image of the power and wonder of nature. Did I say “nature”? Why not “environment”? Or should I use “creation”? In the end, there is something here, usually unaware – the words we use to describe “nature” and what that means to us. This is the […]

Climate Change and Ideology

Here is another example of how climate change becomes the narrative for other debates of our times. Roger Pielke Jr. recounts how his proposal for government action in energy issues ends up in a head on collision with a libertarian view of government and economics. Climate change doesn’t even seem like the issue at stake, […]

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