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Day: June 23, 2013

Thoughts On Heidegger’s Being And Time

Thoughts On Heidegger’s Being And Time

  Heidegger begins his classic work with a quote from Plato’s Sophist 244a: For manifestly you have long been aware of what you mean when you use the expression “being.” We, however, who used to think we understood it, have now become perplexed. Not since the days of Plato and Aristotle had there been such an intense scrutinizing of the meaning of Being. With this quote from Plato, Heidegger announces his intention to revive the importance of the investigation into…

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Soul’s Maelstrom Revisited

Soul’s Maelstrom Revisited

Last summer, I presented two articles on this blog, The Involution Of Consciousness and Soul’s Maelstrom, that contained an image of the World Soul as a swirling maelstrom. In this article, I would like to revisit that discussion with some new ideas. I said, The metaphor of increasing consciousness is changing to one that increases inwardly, as our individual Souls spiral into each other. These are merging together as we whirl inward…We are swirling within Soul’s Maelstrom. Round and round…

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