“Spiritual Titanism: Indian, Chinese, and Western Perspectives” – Nicholas F. GIER

PREFACE What matters most for India is not so much the salvation of the personality as the acquisition of absolute freedom.—Mircea Eliade In the millennium to come we are meant to become Gods on other planets. This is the great potential of our Divinity.—Gopi Krishna The whole ascetic tradition . . . springs from that… Continue lendo “Spiritual Titanism: Indian, Chinese, and Western Perspectives” – Nicholas F. GIER

Jeff Koons, Anti-Cioran

Um ser sem duplicidade não possui profundidade e mistério; não esconde nada. Só a impureza é sinal de realidade. E se os santos não são inteiramente desprovidos de interesse, é que sua sublimidade mistura-se ao romance e sua eternidade presta-se à biografia; suas vidas indicam que abandonaram o mundo por um gênero suscetível de cativar-nos… Continue lendo Jeff Koons, Anti-Cioran

“Language and Silence: A Discussion Between Gadamer and Cioran on the Prerequisite of Language in Human Being” (Brendan Dean)

Abstract: Language plays a focal point in Gadamerian hermeneutics, allowing human beings the ability to gain an understanding of reality through the linguistic interpretative process. Yet the status that he grants language must be questioned with regard to ourexperience with the world before an acceptance of his hermeneutical human ontology.Such a questioning can be posed by Cioran, who relegates language to a human constructthat impedes us from contacting reality. By placing these two thinkers next… Continue lendo “Language and Silence: A Discussion Between Gadamer and Cioran on the Prerequisite of Language in Human Being” (Brendan Dean)