Philosophy

The Cool Ones

Let’s start 2022 on a positive note:   We are still alive.   Well… sort of alive.  Homeostasis is occurring (in most of us)… but are we really alive?   Using The Matrix (Alice in Wonderland) motif:  Many of us have elected to take the “blue pill”.     Speaking of The Matrix, I watched the newest installation the other day.  Chaney...

Blog for Artemis: Good Religion

Good Religion

Enough of politics… This season has created division, disparagement, and indigestion.  For today’s blog, let’s talk about something noncontroversial:  religion. A couple of disclaimers just to know where I am coming from:  Some intellectuals detest religion.  They feel it is medieval, codified superstition, coercive and, in the final analysis, just kinda silly. Other intellectuals are extremely...

Artemis Banner for Blog: The French and the Romans

The French Revolution? Over the last few days, I have heard numerous references to the United States undergoing a process similar to that of the events leading up to the French Revolution.  God, help us if that is true.  The years following the French Revolution were anything but sanguine for the French people. Fortunately, I think the...