There are no eternal facts as there are no absolute truths

edited by Marmalade and O Society June 12, 2019 "A lack of the historical sense is the traditional defect in all philosophers.” Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche The Traditional Error of Philosophers.—All philosophers make the common mistake of taking contemporary man as their starting point and of … Continue reading There are no eternal facts as there are no absolute truths

More than Skin Deep: How Virtue Morphs Into Beauty

by Panos Paris Aeon edited by O Society June 8, 2019 Have you ever thought someone is far from attractive – perhaps even ugly – only to later come to find that person beautiful? She or he might now even be your partner, spouse or dear friend. And if so, you probably still consider them … Continue reading More than Skin Deep: How Virtue Morphs Into Beauty

A Funhouse Mirror for the Soul

Just as the jester speaks truth to power, so the Zhuang Zi pokes fun at ossified beliefs for the improvement of your soul. by Alan Jay Levinovitz Aeon The Zhuang Zi has been my close friend for more than two decades, since we first met when I was an undergraduate, then all through my dissertation on … Continue reading A Funhouse Mirror for the Soul