There is no Rest here.
I choose to start the story here. Also, if you don't want to wade through lots of guff, you can skip to point 10. The Scientist The Solipsist is now quietly crying into his beer, so you decide to call it a night. The Scientist and The Conversationalist took off yonks ago - only you… Continue reading Things You should know about Knowing. Part 2
Archie Poulos has been wondering why Sydney doesn't have Anglican mega-churches here. While over here, Joe Johnson has an exhibition of photos of empty mega-churches (if you can't see the pics, look under artists for 'Joe Johnson'. Aren't the interwebs full of strangeness and serendipity? Generally, I'd say that mega-churches exist for the same reasons… Continue reading The post-rapturous vision: empty mega-churches
If you're ever down the Local having a Quiet Ale, and it so happens that you fall into a conversation about Epistemology, there are a few things you should know: 1. Epistemology is NOT the Science of what happens when you've had too much to Drink. (Don't worry, it's a easy mistake...) 2. Epistemology is… Continue reading Things You should know about Knowing. Part 1
Whence spring those â€œfables and endless genealogies,â€ and â€œunprofitable questions,â€ and â€œwords which spread like a cancer?â€ From all these, when the apostle would restrain us, he expressly names philosophy as that which he would have us be on our guard against. Writing to the Colossians, he says, â€œSee that no one beguile you through… Continue reading Jerusalem and Athens
Eraunetes greets his friend Epiphenomenos, I apologise, my dear friend, for the untimely delay in responding to your letter. The truth is I gave myself an unfortunate injury while whipping a slave. The whip hand is a little rusty these days, apparently I didn't get the correct angle for my follow-through. The slave, a lousy… Continue reading Philosophical Letters II: The whip hand