“An Essay On Reactionary Thought”: De Maistre’s divine providentialism vs. Cioran’s atheodicy

Justification by Providence is the quixotism of theology.The adjective satanic, which [De Maistre] applied to the French Revolution he might just as well have extended to all events [...] especially the most important one: the Creation.E. M. CIORAN “Nothing is where it belongs”: the refrain of all emigrations, and also the point of departure for… Continue lendo “An Essay On Reactionary Thought”: De Maistre’s divine providentialism vs. Cioran’s atheodicy

Evangelical Christians in the USA | DW Documentary

Evangelical Christians often have a huge impact on American politics. Many of these people are socially conservative, consider themselves patriots, and believe that Americans have a constitutional right to own guns. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S33bTCrv-vE This documentary explores the core beliefs of America's fundamentalist Christians -- including the concept of creation, as opposed to evolution. Our report features… Continue lendo Evangelical Christians in the USA | DW Documentary

Gnose, pessimisme et antinatalisme dans Le Mauvais Démiurge – CIORAN

Timide, dépourvu de dynamisme, le bien est inapte à se communiquer ; le mal, autrement empressé, veut se transmettre, et il y arrive puisqu’il possède le double privilège d’être fascinant et contagieux. Aussi voit-on plus facilement s’étendre, sortir de soi, un dieu mauvais qu’un dieu bon. Cette incapacité de demeurer en soi-même, dont le créateur devait… Continue lendo Gnose, pessimisme et antinatalisme dans Le Mauvais Démiurge – CIORAN

Sacred Silence in Sufism and the Vedanta – Seyyed Hossein NASR & Swami ATMARUPANANDA

SACRED WISDOM: Pathways to Nonviolence - FESTIVAL of FAITHS 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IV5AyXYNL4 A FIVE-DAY FESTIVAL of music, poetry, film, art and dialogue with internationally renowned spiritual leaders, thinkers and practitioners. The 2016 Festival of Faiths will explore how different spiritual traditions, teachers and practitioners address violence, heal our wounds and teach active commitment to nurturing peace… Continue lendo Sacred Silence in Sufism and the Vedanta – Seyyed Hossein NASR & Swami ATMARUPANANDA

The rise and fall of Pope Benedict XVI | DW Documentary

As Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger was head of the Catholic Church from 2005 to 2013. Using archival footage and conversations with contemporary witnesses, this film provides insight into the rise and fall of the German pope. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPaMPPIB9NU Pope Benedict XVI led the Catholic Church into the greatest crisis it has faced since the Reformation. Namely,… Continue lendo The rise and fall of Pope Benedict XVI | DW Documentary

Los sufrimientos del mundo – SCHOPENHAUER

Si nos representamos, en la medida en que ello sea posible de forma aproximada, la suma de necesidades, dolores y sufrimientos que el Sol ilumina en su curso, admitiremos que sería mucho mejor que el fenómeno de la vida no se pudiera provocar en la Tierra más que en la Luna sino que, al igual… Continue lendo Los sufrimientos del mundo – SCHOPENHAUER

Filosofia e judaísmo: um livro, um povo, uma terra – Catherine CHALIER

FILOSOFIA NA PRAÇA 2022 Módulo III: 01 de junho – 15 de junho – Profa. Catherine Chalier (Professora emérita da Université de Paris-Nanterre): Judaísmo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV_xw7AwkO4 Aula #1 Três encontros foram planejados com a presença da profa. Catherine Chalier, o primeiro será direcionado ao tema Como estudar a Torá? com foco no tema da escritura à… Continue lendo Filosofia e judaísmo: um livro, um povo, uma terra – Catherine CHALIER

“Lutero” – E. M. CIORAN

Ter fé não é tudo; importa ainda sofrê-la como uma maldição, ver em Deus um inimigo, um carrasco, um monstro e, todavia, amá-lo, projectando nele toda a. inumanidade de que dispomos, com que sonhamos… A Igreja fez de Lutero um ser pálido, degenerado, amável; Lutero protesta: Deus, sustenta ele, não é. o «tolo», nem o… Continue lendo “Lutero” – E. M. CIORAN

“A recusa da salvação” – Albert CAMUS

Se o revoltado romântico exalta o indivíduo e o mal, não toma por isso mesmo o partido dos homens, mas apenas o próprio partido. O dandismo é sempre e em qualquer de suas formas um dandismo em relação a Deus. Na qualidade de criatura, o indivíduo só pode opor-se ao criador. Ele tem necessidade de… Continue lendo “A recusa da salvação” – Albert CAMUS

“A Short History of Authentic Time” – Peter SLOTERDIJK

According to a bon mot of Adolf von Harnack, Gnosticism signifies the acute Hellenization of Christianity. This bon mot would itself remain a profound remark only if one were successful in confirming the hypotheses about the non-Christian origin of Gnosticism. For, wherever Gnosticism may have arisen – in heretical and apocalyptic Judaism, in irrational dualism,… Continue lendo “A Short History of Authentic Time” – Peter SLOTERDIJK