Religion and Socialism: A New Answer To The Religious Question

Religion and Socialism: A New Answer To The Religious Question Prelude to my Magnus Opus on Religion and Socialism   Some Historical Context (those familiar with the Trotskyist interpretation of the history of the Russian Revolution and the "fall of communism" can skip over this) In 1917 a revolution in Russia erupted that shook the …

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Briefly On The Constant Existential and Moral Terror

How anyone can harm an old person, a child, or an animal escapes me. The world is filled with terror, not actual terror but emotional terror. There are laws of physics that cannot be broken, and written laws that exist only because they can be broken. The worst atrocities can take place in 3 seconds, …

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I know nothing! All I know is but a part of myself even though it exists outside of myself!

  I hold an apple in my hand realizing that the apple in my hand which I am perceiving is not the apple that exists outside of me, but rather exists as an internal abstraction of the apple itself. Therein begins the terrifying realization that everything I know or think I know is only that …

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The Foundation of the Idea of Objective and Subjective injustice and its Relation to Mercy

I once said that "one cannot fight injustice with injustice". But I realize now that this only touches the tip of the iceberg. More specifically, it can be said that "one cannot fight objective injustice with objective injustice", or that "one cannot fight merely subjective injustice with any form of injustice". First of all, what …

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A Materialist Case For The Potential Existence of The Soul

A common idealist interpretation of consciousness Materialism as a philosophy proclaims that matter and energy are all that exist. Traditionally materialism, especially the materialism of Feuerbach and Marx, correctly leaves no room for the medieval idea of the incorporeal spirit controlling the body, being the force which drives human consciousness. Consciousness is rightfully proclaimed to be …

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On that age old question of existence, part 2

The formless static from which being emerges is called nothingness. The creation of nothingness separated by time (+1 and -1) is called being. The coming into being is called the birth of reality. The collision of +1 and -1 is called annihilation, or the end of being.  Within the virtual particles, with their endless coming …

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On existence, an answer to the question of “Why does something exist instead of nothing?”

What is said to be that which cannot be, yet is? It is existence, it is being, it is not however, nothingness. Why? There is no why, there simply is. Nothingness cannot simply be, it can only be the static from which being arises. How? Can something be created out of nothing? In principle, no, …

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