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On Pascal’s God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
On Pascal’s God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob

  Love has reasons that Reason cannot understand. All human evil comes from a single cause, man’s inability to sit still in a room. ~ Blaise Pascal Biography of Pascal Blaise Pascal (1623–1662) was a French writer, inventor, physicist, mathematician, and Christian philosopher. Identified as a child prodigy, he was educated by his father, Étienne, […]

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On Milton’s Paradise Lost

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
On Milton’s Paradise Lost

  Him the Almighty Power hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky. ~John Milton, Paradise Lost: Book I, Lines 44-45 Biography of Milton John Milton (1608–1674) was an English poet, essayist, a man of letters and official for the English government under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote during an era of tremendous religious radicalism and political […]

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On Descartes, Spinoza and the rise of rationalism and atheism

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
On Descartes, Spinoza and the rise of rationalism and atheism

  Biography of Descartes René Descartes (1596–1650) was a French philosopher, mathematician, and writer who primarily lived most of his life in Holland. Known as the father of modern philosophy, in many ways a considerable amount of ideas in Western philosophy after him are a reaction to his ideas and writings, which are considered so […]

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On Francis Bacon: The Philosopher who created the Scientific Method

| November 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
On Francis Bacon: The Philosopher who created the Scientific Method

  Knowledge is power. Those that lack friends to open themselves unto are cannibals of their own hearts. ~ Francis Bacon Biography Francis Bacon (1561–1626), was an English philosopher, essayist, author, statesman, scientist, jurist, and orator. He served as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England under James I, author of the King James Bible […]

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On Cervantes: when morality is replaced with madness

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
On Cervantes: when morality is replaced with madness

Sanity may be madness but the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be. ~ Don Quixote How long is that madness of yours still to mock us? ~ Cicero (Catiline Orations, 63 B.C.) Biography Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547(?) – 1616), or “Cervantes” was a Spanish […]

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On Gilbert, Harvey and Galileo: science vs. fascist institutions

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
On Gilbert, Harvey and Galileo: science vs. fascist institutions

We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves. ~ Galileo Biography of William Gilbert William Gilbert (1544–1603), was an English physician, physicist and natural philosopher. He zealously was against both the dominant Aristotelian philosophy and the Scholastic techniques of academic education of his time. His magnum opus is his […]

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On Shakespeare: King Lear, Macbeth and Obama

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
On Shakespeare: King Lear, Macbeth and Obama

  I am a man more sinned against than sinning. ~ King Lear But screw your courage to the sticking-place, And we’ll not fail. ~ Lady Macbeth Prologue This is part II of my essay on William Shakespeare (1564–1616) the great English playwright, poet, and actor, celebrated as the most outstanding writer in the English […]

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Black Chicago activists destroy liberal fascism

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Black Chicago activists destroy liberal fascism

  The only thing they’re offering the Black community is abortion on demand. This is what president [Obama] is asking us to vote for? ~ Paul McKinley, Illinois GOP Congressional Candidate (2014) Four Black Chicago activists went on record with Rebel Pundit to expose the liberal fascist agenda of the Democrat Socialist Party. Paul McKinley, […]

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Ronald Reagan: 50th anniversary of speech that launched the conservative revolution

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ronald Reagan: 50th anniversary of speech that launched the conservative revolution

  If we lose that war, and in so doing lose this way of freedom of ours, history will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening. [Cuban refuge to Reagan’s friends] I had someplace to escape to. ~ Ronald Reagan, A Time […]

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On Shakespeare: Richard III & Julius Caesar

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
On Shakespeare: Richard III & Julius Caesar

  Shakespeare was not of an age, but for all time. ~ Ben Johnson Biography William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor, celebrated as the most outstanding writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist. Known as England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon.” Although the source of some […]

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