Salon-a-thon

I found three interesting articles on Salon.com today, all related to my interest in theology and teleology. The first is one of Salon’s lead-off articles for today, an interview with religious historian James Carse (professor emeritus at NYU).  He takes a very iconoclastic approach to religion, at least, one rather at odds with my understanding. … Continue reading

Making a Mountain Out of an Anthill

Making a Mountain Out of an Anthill: The Inner Drive for a Social Contract I have been reading Teilhard de Chardin’s The Phenomenon of Man (NY: Harper and Row, 1975), and gotten as far as his third section, “Thought.” His premise is fascinating, that consciousness underlies all matter. Consciousness is thus omnipresent, and ever-increases with … Continue reading