Spiral Universe

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  • Civilization The Rest By John Piper Analysis

    I do not agree with the whole conclusion that John Piper presents in his blog post about tornadoes being the finger of God. Piper presents God as a God that causes destruction because society refuses to believe him. Well there is evidence to point out that but C.S. Lewis puts it in a good way is that pain and destruction are God’s way of calling us to repent. These events were not cause directly by God but were not stopped neither to have society as a whole think about life and how we ought to…

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  • Mundaka Upanishad: A Comparative Analysis

    Religious documents were common place in Mayan and Indian societies during ancient times. The Mayans’ religious document is known as the Popol Vuh and the Hindu’s is called the Mundaka Upanishad. These documents contain details about how each society believes the world was created and how to properly worship their creators. In this manner the Hindu’s Mundaka Upanishad resembles Buddhism and Christianity whereas the Mayans’ Popol Vuh more closely adheres to practices found in Greek polytheism.…

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  • David Foster Wallace This Is Water Summary

    When your conception of the world is limited by your solidarity as a person. Your solidarity skews your perception of the reality that you are perceiving. The fact of reality ties to the fabric of reality, and every minor variable is taken in to account in the equation of the creation of that fabric. A soda, left to fend for itself on a wall. May be a product of ones lack of care for the environment, a casualty in a bigger drama amongst someone’s life, or even a coincidental landing from a storm…

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  • The Divine Mother: Kali's Struggle In Power

    (Kingsley 1998, p. 84). Dharma is “the eternal law of the cosmos, inherent in the very nature of things” (Knowles 2006, 2006). Kali exposes the limitations of Dharma. She shows that life is fundamentally untameable and unpredictable. She exposes the universe as unrefined and unbound. Kali invites a person to see a wider version of the reality in which they live in. Sri Ramakrishna describes this power to bring about liberation of the…

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  • Nicolaus Copernicus And The Duomo Of Florence

    was wrong. Instead of it he proposed the theory of heliocentrism which, in contrast to the geocentric one, proposes the sun at the center of universe instead of the earth. After several years of studies in Italy he returned to Poland, where he studied with particular interest the sky arriving to scientifically prove his theory. He thinked that the universe had to have a simple structure and only this fact differs him from other…

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  • John Locke's State Of Nature

    What is the state of nature? There are many definitions on what is “state of nature, some encyclopedias consider the state of nature as "uncivilized and uncultured condition", others described it also as a condition before the introduction of the rule of law, and as a state where there are no rights but only freedoms. In such a world where there are no laws, government, and power the people are in a natural condition of humankind. (munro, 2015). In addition, the state of nature is a concept in…

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  • The Truman Show And Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

    In the 1998 film, The Truman Show, featuring Jim Carrey as the main protagonist, it poses philosophical questions pertaining to Plato’s allegory of the cave found in The Republic. The main character of a fictional television show was Truman Burbank who lived in an alternate reality that was actually a television set that he perceived to be real. From his birth, to early childhood, teenage years, and adult life, Truman has been filmed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through a television…

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  • Analysis Of Derek Parfit Why This? Why Anything?

    answers for the creation of the universe. In light of the fallibility of causal answers, Parfit seeks to incorporate his response to the creation of the universe with the use of non-causal answers which explains something’s existence in virtue of its properties, rather than attempting to follow an infinite chain of reasoning. While Parfit adequately demonstrates an inability to conform our reasoning to causal interactions for the creation and nature of the universe, his understanding of…

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  • The Common Themes Of Flood Myths Of The Earth

    There is one assumption that we can make about all cultures. This assumption being that they have at least one flood myth. Flood myths are a very common category of myths. They often include a divine being deciding to flood the Earth because of man's misdeeds. However, the gods often allow one "worthy" man and his family to survive and repopulate the Earth. Today in our meeting we decided to share flood myths from different cultures and analyze the common themes of the myths. All of the club…

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  • What Is The Bhagavad Gita

    older, the Daodejing is an ancient Chinese text that is comprised of eighty-one brief chapters. As the fundamental text of Taoism, the Daodejing expresses how we must be in a state of “Wei Wei,” in order to be synchronized with the ever-changing universe. The author of the Daodejing was a sage named Laozi, corresponding with ancient, Chinese tradition. On the other hand, the author of the Bhagavad-Gita remains unknown, most likely lost with the passage of time. On the surface, the Bhagavad-Gita…

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