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Thoughts on the ‘progression of expression’ – aspects of creativity

In a recent conversation I said some interesting things: I spoke of what I called the ‘progression of expression’.  I first used this point of view as I watched how artists worked when I was younger.  Both me, my brother, and a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “era of the dissolution of knowledge” – revealing the importance and loss of worth in knowledge and the need for “human relevance”, with remarks about belief

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that we are in what I have been calling the “era of the dissolution of knowledge”.  I’m finding that knowledge means almost nothing anymore.  Its as if knowledge has lost its … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the value of degree’s with remarks about some of the problems and illusions they create

In a recent conversation I said something interesting . . . I said that degree’s were misleading, an illusion, and not what they seem.  It made me wonder of their value.  Here are some of my thoughts: PURPOSES OF THE DEGREE It … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying “education is nothing but learning the repertoire of the modern world” – some myths and conflicts of knowledge

Recently, I made this statement: “Education is nothing but learning the repertoire of the modern world.” One could go on to say that this is true for any condition where there is a “power” that one must follow:  a “power-that-be”.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on learning: the bringing out of natural inclinations and aspects about it

Recently, I said something interesting: “It seems to me that real learning is more about bringing out natural inclinations than anything else.” This got onto some interesting things . . . TRAITS OF NATURAL INCLINATIONS By “natural inclinations” I mean … Continue reading

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Thoughts on some of the effects of Christianity on the glorification of understanding, reading, learning, and intellectualism

Reflecting one day, I had some interesting thoughts about the effects Christianity had on the glorification of understanding, reading, learning, and intellectualism: THE IMPORTANCE OF “NO GRAVEN IMAGES” IN INTELLECTUALISM There seems to be a relationship between intellectualism and the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘era of cheap scholarship’ and the problem of the ‘institutionalized knowledge system’

Recently, in a conversation, I said some interesting things: I pointed out that, for some time, I have noticed that the scholarship in the last 15-20 years (since about 2000) seemed ‘cheap’, as I described it.  There seemed something ‘amiss’ with … Continue reading

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