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x Bookmark By Jasonus Zarrinus A Geeky Latin-ate Comededic Philosophy / Paradox Student and Philosopher Dude (or, in your essay, “By [insert your own name-ish thing and sub title]”) Ok, have I gotten your attention? The idea here is simple but also complex: Write your own essay inspired by this very more »
x Bookmark My “translation” (there are different ones) of the ‘Our Father’: “Our Father, who art in Heaven, Hallowed be Thy Name. Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this Day, our Daily Bread and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And more »
x Bookmark Welcome one and all to the 159th edition of the Philosophers’ Carnival! To submit your work for the next one, please see the the Philosophers’ Carnival homepage. We have a large and diverse set of entries this time, so gather ’round, step up, step in, and prepare to ponder some philosophical perplexities! more »
x Bookmark An idea regarding charitable giving Jason Zarri Today I had an idea regarding charitable giving that as far as I know hasn’t been implemented, at least on a large scale: Why not have “charity cards”, credit cards which automatically donate a certain percentage of what you spend to charity whenever you more »
x Bookmark Jason Zarri has a new article in Philosophy, Don’t Think of a Square Circle!
x Bookmark On the Announcement of Pope Francis’s first Apostolic Exhortation: Evangelii Gaudium Jason Zarri Has anyone else seen this? I don’t consider myself Catholic, but it’s pretty awesome. Excerpt: “As we open our hearts, the Pope goes on, so the doors of our churches must always be open and the sacraments available to all. more »
x Bookmark Hearing about a Health Outpost set up in the Jungle by Peter Krey My friend Ron Moore and I attended a presentation by Dr. Christopher Herndon M.D. on August 15, 2013 at 7:00pm in the Bone Room on Solano Avenue in Berkeley. His lecture or PowerPoint presentation was called, “Learning from Tribal Healers.” more »