Chinese and American Confucianism

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFevreChina just passed Japan as the second largest economy in the world. Never mind that per capita income in China is...

Prisms of the Sacred?

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFevreThe first hint of autumn is in the air. There’s a subtle change of light and atmosphere, and more tangibly, a...

Back to Basics: Good and Evil

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFevreOne of the best studies of good and evil by an American writer is Herman Melville’s “Billy Budd.” If you haven’t...

Thought Is a Single Stream

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveIt’s near dusk, and the parkland seems to be full of Cooper’s hawks. At one point on the path, a large,...

The Unmet Sorrow of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveHere we are again, 65 years and tens of thousands of nuclear weapons later, commemorating the dropping of the atomic bombs...

What Is Human Freedom?

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveA few friends and I have been asking: Are there choices in life, but is the chooser an illusion? If so,...

Creative Destruction and Man’s Destructiveness

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveThe American media, even the progressive media, are promoting the idea that most of the life on Earth has been wiped...

Knowledge, Truth, and Growth

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveThe branch of philosophy concerned with the nature of knowledge, especially with reference to its limits and validity, is called epistemology....

The Urgency of Psychological Revolution

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveThe foundational philosophical investigation to which I devoted my youth flowed from this question: Why are humans generating increasing disorder and...

July 4th, 2010— Dunghills From Diamonds?

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveThis weekend Americans are celebrating the 4th of July, the date that commemorates the birth of the United States 234 years...
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