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Some Lines from Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself”

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James Jeans and John Updike: A Scientist’s Postulation and a Literary Figure’s Reply

In 1930, physicist, mathematician, and astronomer James Jeans, wrote, in his book The Mysterious Universe, this: Standing on our microscopic fragment of a grain of sand, we attempt to discover the nature and purpose of the universe which surrounds our home … Continue reading

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Thinking about UFOs

Do you think that there is any possibility that those who claim to have seen UFOs are actually encountering, well, you know, actual alien spacecraft that have come from another solar system? I know that sounds absolutely crazy to even … Continue reading

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Mind Ontologically Dependent on the Mindless: Very Strange to Think about If True

If metaphysical naturalism is true, this tidbit from Wikipedia: What all metaphysical naturalists agree on, however, is that the fundamental constituents of reality, from which everything derives and upon which everything depends, are fundamentally mindless. So if any variety of … Continue reading

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The Passion of the Detention Students: Whispered Confessions, Tears, and the Gnostic Liberation of Minds, Bodies, and Souls in the 1980s

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Living Without Miracle, Mystery, and Authority?: OZ Never Did Give Nothing to the Tin Man (That He Didn’t Already Have)

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