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Day: June 24, 2012

All Things Are Full of Gods

All Things Are Full of Gods

Thales is credited with being the first Greek philosopher. He did not believe the animating principle in all things is separate from Nature. He did not refer to a supernatural, mythological¬† entity to explain natural phenomena. In this, he was a materialist, but not the sort we are accustomed to. Thales proposed the arche to be water. He believed water to be the cause of all things. I have read many speculative treatises as to what Thales meant. Most of…

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