Wisdom Love

Philosophy. How healthy was “the love of wisdom”?

Thinking India

Read Greek philosophy and India comes to mind. Most obvious is reincarnation, allegorized by Plato in his Myth of Er. Always, there’s desire to escape this cycle of living, to journey from the alone to the alone.

And India was on…

Only the Puzzlers survive

Jesus …

Jesus preached in stories. The ways of God were carried by simple tales of ordinary men and things. Many were meant to puzzle. Many were beyond the grasp of most or left room for disagreement. Before he died, he…

The word Word

“In the beginning was the Logos”, wrote a philosophical follower of Jesus. “Logos”. The reason, the wisdom, the word of God. Since the earliest times, a favorite word of the philosophers. The world was fashioned by reason from chaos. And…

A Gentle Exit

Grant me a virtuous life and more perfect wisdom and inspired intelligence and when fate wills, the gentlest exit, that I may ascend to him and abide with him forever if possible but if that be more than the actions…

Divine Working

As the gods were active in the world and as action implies reaction, they could be influenced by appropriate rituals, mostly ancient. Not for control, for the lessor cannot control the greater, but for harmony and unity. With appropriate actions,…