Tag Archives: epistemology

Radix Fidem Booklet 2

2. Fundamentally super-rational, not cerebral. This correlates to the previous point. We reject the notion that reason and intellect are the pinnacle of human capabilities. While we recognize that most people abuse the word “mysticism,” making it mean something useless … Continue reading

Posted in meta | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Unchained Vision, Part 1

Once more the mad prophet gibbers and jabbers, rattling his chains and scrawling on the walls of his prison cell. Trying to explain some of this stuff is what drives me nuts. I’m compelled to use a language that is … Continue reading

Posted in eldercraft | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Don’t Lie to Them

“Don’t you dare lie to me!” Yeah, you’ve heard that before. It’s pretty much what’s behind the oath Americans must give before testifying in court, to “tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help me … Continue reading

Posted in sanity | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Wisdom Is Contextual

Maybe you’ve heard this before: “The people best positioned to decide something are those who must live with consequences.” But it’s not that simple. Even if we moderate this by saying those most affected should have the most volition, it … Continue reading

Posted in sanity | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Feudal Nature of Existence

Steven asked me, “How do you manage to reconcile Predestination with free will and the idea that God is NOT the cause of evil?” Short answer: I don’t have to. Long answer: Predestination affects your eternal destiny, not your life … Continue reading

Posted in eldercraft | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Western Crippled Hearts

Mysticism makes no sense without cynicism. First a quick review: You may recall the Aristotle assumed that this universe is all there is. He didn’t argue against the existence of deities and beings who were invisible to human perception, but … Continue reading

Posted in eldercraft | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Path of the Heart

The heart-led way is the human default. It’s where we began back in Eden. The Fall didn’t close off the heart of conviction; it simply meant ignoring it in favor of the intellect. From that time forward, it was two … Continue reading

Posted in eldercraft | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment