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Reflections on Fundamental Matters: Not for the Satisfied Mind By John H.T. Francis
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Addressing important questions that have been discussed across many times and cultures, this essay, written in a simple style, seeks to awaken you from the slumber of intellectual complacency.... More > Author John H.T. Francis presents a multi-disciplinary look at prevalent interpretations and fundamental questions of human interest. He tackles many of humanity’s most important and difficult topics, drawing on many fields of knowledge and action, including science, philosophy, sociology, economics, politics, anthropology, and psychology. This study explores history, knowledge, the human mind and psyche, the nature of existence, the phenomenon of life, socio-economic and political dynamics, ethics, religions, and several current, pressing individual and collective challenges. It provides elements of answers and attempts to position subjects of general importance under a new light. Universal in his approach, Francis reaches out to those who are interested in delving deeper into the human understanding.< Less
The Christian Creed: What It Is Blasphemy to Deny By Annie Wood Besant
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Showing some of the errors, contradictions, and absurdities, given on divine authority, in the holy scriptures of the old testament.
Corpus Colosseum By Adam S. Doyle
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From the introduction: This book is a collection of demons. They came about as I was working on a cover for Milton’s Paradise Lost and simply took the project over. I had decided that making a... More > monster for Hell out of juxtaposing an augmented animal with a child would be considerably more evocative than the standard fare of big, hulking beasts. This dichotomy brought forth a further unraveling of who these walking contradictions were and the unresolved stories behind their eyes. The title, Corpus Colosseum is a play on words- corpus meaning “body” in Latin, the Colosseum is that great big battleground arena for the gladiators, and the corpus callosum is the part of the brain that connects both hemispheres. Entangling body, space, and mind- welcome to the garden of demons. < Less
Parmenides (Jowett Edition With Introduction and Analysis) By Plato
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Parmenides is one of the dialogues of Plato. It is widely considered to be one of the more, if not the most, challenging and enigmatic of Plato's dialogues. The Parmenides purports to be an account... More > of a meeting between the two great philosophers of the Eleatic school, Parmenides and Zeno of Elea, and a young Socrates. The occasion of the meeting was the reading by Zeno of his treatise defending Parmenidean monism against those partisans of plurality who asserted that Parmenides' supposition that there is a one gives rise to intolerable absurdities and contradictions.< Less
Plato Parmenides By Benjamin Jowett
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Parmenides (Greek: Παρμενίδης) is one of the dialogues of Plato. It is widely considered to be one of the more, if not the most, challenging and... More > enigmatic of Plato's dialogues. The Parmenides purports to be an account of a meeting between the two great philosophers of the Eleatic school, Parmenides and Zeno of Elea, and a young Socrates. The occasion of the meeting was the reading by Zeno of his treatise defending Parmenidean monism against those partisans of plurality who asserted that Parmenides' supposition that there is a one gives rise to intolerable absurdities and contradictions.< Less
Asianity: Fine Art Oil Paintings
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Derek Murphy is an American surrealist who moved to Taiwan in 2003, after studying art in Florence, Italy. His paintings stand out for their vivid colors, clean lines, and striking conceptual... More > statements. Murphy’s innovative works combine religious symbolism, images from pop culture and human figures in absurd or shocking compositions, in order to draw out contradictions in social ideology or limitations in personal belief systems. His paintings have been featured in various publications including Xpat Magazine, Seety, the Taiwan Journal and Bunk.< Less
The Lincoln Highway By Samuel Conroy Jr.
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What's more interesting: the story of the good person forced to do wrong or the bad person trying to do right? I prefer the later. The Lincoln Highway is not a story of redemption but of maturation... More > in our everyday world. A world of complexities and contradictions -- but not comically absurd or ultra-violent. There is enough of that everywhere else. The Lincoln Highway is a story of a guy and girl, two fugitives, who have slipped back into the United States intent on fixing a past mistake. Today's technologies both help and hinder those trying to stay off the grid, with the smart money being on the side of the law.< Less
The Bible Delusion: 101 'Hang On A Minute' Moments; And God's Mysterious Ways By Jim Whitefield
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“The Bible Delusion: 101 ‘Hang on a Minute’ Moments; and God’s Mysterious Ways” comprises an easy to read summary of 101 examples of absurdity in the King James Version... More > of the Bible, dismantling everything from the Genesis creation myth to the coherency of The Gospels. More aspects are categorised into groups that are anything but ‘godlike’ in their nature. The Bible is full of bizarre rules, regulations and instructions – on animal sacrifice, war, including genocide and ethnic cleansing, misogyny, slavery, and much more – straight from God. There are numerous contradictions, anomalies, anachronisms and oddities, many of which are explored and explained in this comprehensive work.< Less
The Bible Delusion: 101 'Hang On A Minute' Moments; And God's Mysterious Ways By Jim Whitefield
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“The Bible Delusion: 101 ‘Hang on a Minute’ Moments; and God’s Mysterious Ways” comprises an easy to read summary of 101 examples of absurdity in the King James Version... More > of the Bible, dismantling everything from the Genesis creation myth to the coherency of The Gospels. More aspects are categorised into groups that are anything but ‘godlike’ in their nature. The Bible is full of bizarre rules, regulations and instructions – on animal sacrifice, war, including genocide and ethnic cleansing, misogyny, slavery, and much more – straight from God. There are numerous contradictions, anomalies, anachronisms and oddities, many of which are explored and explained in this comprehensive work.< Less
The Bible Delusion: 101 'Hang On A Minute' Moments; And God's Mysterious Ways By Jim Whitefield
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“The Bible Delusion: 101 ‘Hang on a Minute’ Moments; and God’s Mysterious Ways” comprises an easy to read summary of 101 examples of absurdity in the King James Version... More > of the Bible, dismantling everything from the Genesis creation myth to the coherency of The Gospels. More aspects are categorised into groups that are anything but ‘godlike’ in their nature. The Bible is full of bizarre rules, regulations and instructions – on animal sacrifice, war, including genocide and ethnic cleansing, misogyny, slavery, and much more – straight from God. There are numerous contradictions, anomalies, anachronisms and oddities, many of which are explored and explained in this comprehensive work.< Less