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...

Where There’s Will, There’s No Way

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveA neuroscientist named Benjamin Libet made a remarkable discovery at the University of California, San Francisco in the mid-1980’s. Placing electrodes...
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