Sacred-profane dichotomy

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  • Philip K Dick Thesis

    Paria Esmaeil Khorasani Student #: 500475999 CPHL 709 Religion, Science and Philosophy Mon/Wed June 5, 2016 1671 words A Discussion About Philip K. Dick’s Exegesis Philip K. Dick’s exegesis, above being a theological exploration, is a philosophical and cosmological investigation into the world and being. Philip K. Dick attempts to understand his own being and his surrounding world by alluding to the existing knowledge of the past while arriving at something new on his own. My Focus on…

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  • Fallacies: Ethical Problems

    question of what is good, versus what is bad. Ethicality is a question of what is right, versus what is wrong. Of course, what is right might not always be good, and what is bad might not always be wrong. Questions of what is sacred or profane are not considered in these dichotomies, as it is obvious that to be selfish is good for the individual, and to be selfless…

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  • Ancient Hawai I Essay

    The metaphysics of ancient Hawai’i are unique and reflect metaphysics of both dualistic and monistic ways of thinking. As I address that theory in this paper I will be comparing and contrasting the difference in the Western philosophies of Plato to that of old Hawai’i before the coming of the Christians missionaries in 1820. I will also explain the ways in which I found ancient Hawaiians were also similar to Eastern monistic ways of thinking. In both cases, Hawai’i seems to be unique because…

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  • Ellen Moer's Female Gothic Analysis

    Frankenstein sutures body parts together, with ‘profane fingers’ (81) to somehow create a scientific wonder that is ‘supremely frightful’ (12). In the prologue, Mary Shelley makes an analogy between Frankenstein’s monster and the text as her own ‘hideous progeny’ (FR 344), one that pieces together influences…

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