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  1. Baykus

    Mod+ 264. JACK HUNTER ON PARANTHROPOLOGY, PARAPSCYHOLOGY AND SPIRIT COMMUNICATION

    Half of anthropology is about the criticism of anthropology, why our understanding is flawed. Anthropologists are like dogs chasing their own tails. It is supposed to study culture which is too big a word. I guess it provides space to study something like the paranormal. It all boils down to who...
  2. Baykus

    To deny God is to imply and to need to shoulder the burden of showing God impossible.

    Causality is an abstraction. On that we would all agree I think. It works through making things discrete, embodying them with boundaries. It may be empirically convenient, but truth? God does not have to exist. Because when we use the word, we make an abstraction. This cannot end for anyone....
  3. Baykus

    To deny God is to imply and to need to shoulder the burden of showing God impossible.

    A favorite story of mine from Mevlana (Rumi).. A father and son walks up to this artizan's store one day. I think it was a metal worker, not important. The father asks the artizan to teach his art to his son in exchange for his labors. The thing is, the kid is cross eyed, very much, and sort of...
  4. Baykus

    To deny God is to imply and to need to shoulder the burden of showing God impossible.

    Just for argument's sake: 1. Language is composed of only metaphors. 2. With this, there are no two things that are identical. A circle is not a square AND no two circles are the same. The word circle becomes meaningless. 3. By being condemned to abstractions and metaphors we cannot really talk...
  5. Baykus

    To deny God is to imply and to need to shoulder the burden of showing God impossible.

    Just for argument's sake: 1. Language is composed of only metaphors. 2. With this, there are no two things that are identical. A circle is not a square AND no two circles are the same. The word circle becomes meaningless. 3. By being condemned to abstractions and metaphors we cannot really talk...
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