Science, Religion

I enjoy reading philosophy in that it is an activity. The same cannot be said of science—reading on a scientific discovery. I do not know what I am supposed to do once I have read it. What does the author of the article suppose I do? “This observation has proven the theory true”—But what matters…

Nietzsche, Spirit

For a healthy perspective I revisit Walter Kaufmann’s translations of Friedrich Nietzsche. When reading Beyond Good and Evil I encounter uses of words, such as artist or mother, which do not name any person or even a demographic of people, but instead name a thematic entity: the spirit of the artist or mother. Consider Nietzsche’s…