Terminus Mechanicae Posts

22/07/2017 / Reflection on

Why does a comparison between science and religion seem to lack any substance? Well, today we are plagued by a priority of method. So while the method of religion (revelation) seems quite shallow, apparently there is nothing to compare. But method is not the only…

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16/07/2017 / Reflection on

Despite whatever social oppression of which I have read today or in the past, that discourse feels irrelevant today. And those championing against race, gender, or socioeconomic oppression feel quite shallow. My guess is that future generations will find this historical era quite petty, hardly…

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15/07/2017 / Reflection on

It is clear to me why a movement like the flat-earthers has gained in popularity. But let’s be honest—these people are not ignorant of the facts which total the understanding that the earth’s shape is that of a globe. This is neither a question of…

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11/03/2017 / Reflection on

What concern do I have for economic growth? What does that matter to me? Though, I’m sure previous generations can come forward with all variety of reasons why economic growth is important to me. (Those closer to the Great Depression would make this a cornerstone…

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10/03/2017 / Reflection on

Consider the problem of the nature of reality—this problem asks what is to constitute as real. Is wood the same entity as timber?—only timber has something added to it (it is a wood building material). Still, couldn’t the entity timber exist without ever understanding the…

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