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Why the view of Pre-Socratics as irreligious rationalists is wrong

Many say that one of the “achievements” of the Pre-Socratics is their “demythologization” of thought. They supposedly no longer relied on myths or in the gods as explicative forces of nature, as if every other culture back then did not do that either. noch 1.484 Wörter

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Vivisection, decadence and Planned Parenthood

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, America’s advanced state of decadence, and Planned Parenthood. What do these three have in common?

Romanticism, the reaction against the Industrial Revolution and the rationalization of nature, warned us about controlling what the gods or God can only control. noch 479 Wörter


Due Process of Law, #3: Cicero and St. Thomas Aquinas Preserved Aristotle’s Flame

Statue in Aristotle’s Park at Stagira, Greece
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By Jeff Rutherford

As I try to plow this field of the history of Western political and legal philosophy, learning as I go, a newfound friend and fellow originalist blogger – … noch 1.106 Wörter


Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 - OAE / Robert Howarth

Monteverdi Vespers of 1610
Orchestra & Choir of the Age of Enlightenment, Robert Howarth (Director)
City of London Festival. St Paul’s Cathedral. 2 July 2015…
noch 637 Wörter

Early Music Reviews

The Dark Ages

The current narrative of our culture is that we are the most enlightened and advanced civilization that has ever existed on Earth. As evidence for this, the collective social body cites the advances of science and technology, world-wide communications, medical advances, the dissemination and understanding of diverse cultural information and so on. noch 1.385 Wörter

Flushing the Toilet on a Potty Mouth

I love the f-bomb. I use it as an adverb, adjective, noun, pronoun, verb — pretty much every part of speech that there is. I have a pretty good control over when I use it. noch 981 Wörter