Nietzsche, Friends

“The man of knowledge must not only love his enemies, he must be able to hate his friends.” (See Walter Kaufmann’s translation of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra, On the Gift-Giving Virtue, section 3, page 78) For a long time, I never quite knew how to interpret this passage. My understanding made use of unclear…

A Universe

The pursuit of physics is one of building a universe by describing it in terms of physical entities. Compare this with the pursuit of the Theosophical Society which constructs a history in reconciling theologies. Whether manifested in the physical, theological or otherwise, this universe building I want to theme in spirit something similar to imperialism.…

Physicalism, Dissonance

I look at an apple and experience it in two ways. In one case I experience the apple as a united sensual experience, and in another case the apple itself dissolves once sight of apple and taste of apple are stripped from it as independent. The object apple feels like something hypothetical. Yet, physical entities…

The Visual Field

At some point I began to think of the entities of the visual field as something pure and then the entities of language seemed to me something merely referential. However, I think on the many visual understandings which I can take up which, after reflection, reveal individual visual ‘sentences’ and visual ‘words’. These visual entities…

My Own Understanding

22.05.2011, Who could believe the universe fiddles a congruent song that they have been granted permission to hear? Who could be so audacious as to assume that their united front is the united front of all the universe—and that they are not one of the thousand thousands which stand outside? Who could believe that the…