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Al-Ghazali: The Alchemy of Happiness

http://youtu.be/FyDOVC4BuIU Born in 1058 in Tus, Khorasan, in present-day Iran, Abu Hamid al-Ghazali was one of the most original thinkers the world has known. Besides being a major influence in the Muslim world, the West has also felt his effect.… Continue reading

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Terence McKenna Lecture on Novelty Theory

A clip from the Eros and Eschaton talk which starts out with a glance at Novelty Theory (conceived of by McKenna) and moves through a wide range of philosophies rather quickly.  Recommended. This is a general law of the universe,… Continue reading

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Allegory of the Cave – Plato

The Allegory of the Cave is an allegory used by the Greek philosopher Plato in his work The Republic. Plato believed that truth was gained from looking at universals in order to gain understanding of experience Humans had to travel… Continue reading

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