Metaphysics

Miguel de Unamuno on Love
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From Where Does Love Originate? Miguel de Unamuno Believed It to Be Shared Suffering and Pity

From where does love originate? Many thinkers have attempted to pin down its cause, but whether it be romantic or platonic, from where love originates remains elusive and amorphous. In one of the most beautiful descriptions of love, Michel de Montaigne left the cause of his friendship with Étienne de La Boétie firmly in the […]

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Homescapes Raises the Question of Why We Do the Things We Do

I have been playing this phone game called Homescapes by the company Playrix which has caused me to think of how, in some ways, it brings to light issues related to why we do the things we do and the nature of reality.  The premise of the game is that you are trying to help […]

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John O’Donohue on the Mystery and Wonder of Existence

Embrace the mystery and wonder of existence by acknowledging the immensity that is inside of you.

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10,000 Boxes of Salt: Some Perspective on the Size of the Universe

The universe as we know it is mind-boggling large. In fact, we cannot even properly conceive of it.

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Matter and Spirit: The L-wing of Temple High School

Objectively, the L-wing was a small building on the backside of Temple High School. Existentially, it was much more.

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Does the Universe Have Metaphysical Meaning?

Note – this is part three of a three part series. In the previous post, Biological and Existential Meaning, I took the claim that the universe is without meaning and explored it strictly from a biological and existential perspective. This investigation into meaning cannot be complete without considering metaphysical meaning, which might also be called […]

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Trying to Find God in the Cosmological Argument

Where Did We Come From? Do you remember the first time you had that moment where the immensity, size, range, ratio and infinite nature of the universe suddenly struck you, and it was so overwhelmingly massive, your mind could not create a container large enough to hold it? And you wondered where it came from, […]

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Life’s a Beach: Imagination and Reality

Is imagining something any less real than actually doing it? And if so, what does this say about experience?

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