What defines us is what lies at the top of our being, not at the bottom
Mar30

What defines us is what lies at the top of our being, not at the bottom

Some materialists argue that we humans are nothing but animals. Yes, we have much in common with animals: we all struggle…

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To see through everything is to see nothing
Mar09

To see through everything is to see nothing

The purpose of seeing through something is to see to something. A see-through window in our car helps us see things outside…

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To claim that nothing should be generalized is to generalize something
Dec05

To claim that nothing should be generalized is to generalize something

Some people argue, “Everything is relative; nothing should be generalized.” But this argument begs the question:…

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If anything can mean anything, ultimately nothing means anything
May22

If anything can mean anything, ultimately nothing means anything

A contemporary intellectual trend is deconstructionism, which some nihilists appropriate to invent all sorts of creative…

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When we desert Krishna, our heart becomes a desert
May20

When we desert Krishna, our heart becomes a desert

The word desert can refer to both a place and an action. As a place, it refers to a region without water. As an action, it refers…

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Materialism reduces life to a disrelation of unrelated events
Apr02

Materialism reduces life to a disrelation of unrelated events

Suppose we are shown a movie in which events are utterly unconnected; characters pop in and out with no logic; and the story…

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