By Donald Patrick Redheffer
The better you pass, the decrease you reach.
Atheists and theists are bedfellows, for they either presume to know.
An aphorism is a quick expression of a fact or sentiment, and whereas volumes were written on existence and demise, love and loss, soreness and delight, and correct and unsuitable, occasionally it's a basic aphorism that could top catch the reality and show some degree of view, enriching the previous and bringing whatever of the new.
In Aphorisms: short Bursts of fact, writer Donald Patrick Redheffer takes his love of philosophy and poetry and probes the human in pursuit of fact anyplace it lies. With over 4 thousand succinct, concise bursts of truth—categorized via subject from absolutes, adversity, anticipation, and authority to strolling, climate, why, and wisdom—each aphorism presents a fact that's short and to the purpose, by no means permitting trust or wish to switch the focus.
Explore inside of those easy marriages of idea and language a provocative, occasionally profound, and regularly incomplete mirrored image of truth—for fiction surrounds fact, while aphorisms catch its essence.
My writings come from a place
Enriched by means of middle and mind,
Where one stares into empty space
For hours at a time,
Pursuing the sublime.
Read Online or Download Aphorisms: Brief Bursts of Truth PDF
Similar consciousness & thought books
Now to be had jointly as a suite for a reduced cost: Theories of Human Nature, with, Human Nature: A Reader, by way of Joel J. Kupperman.
When you have requested your self questions like “How may still I dwell? ” “On what shall I base my judgements? ” or “What is really very important? ” On Being Human could be a resource of aid and suggestions. glossy inspiration has a tendency to divide existence into different types, yet within the technique of dwelling, all of the currents combine and mingle, and important solutions simply come from discovering a harmonious relation to the full.
Explores Merleau-Ponty's technique of taking the phenomenon of the physique out of the dualistic constraints of inside and external, and the implications thereof. This e-book demonstrates how Merleau-Ponty’s knowing of the continuity of internal and mental lifestyles (interiority) and the fabric global (exteriority) has vast implications for philosophy, the actual and human sciences, and health and wellbeing reports.
A paradoxical, irreligious war of words with the (almost) “unbearable lightness of being” is John Veen's description of his technique. This unique number of “epigrams and subversions” turns out to come back direct from a spring of fact, with out a taint of what John calls “stolen items” or borrowed truths.
- Ego: The Game of Life
- John Macmurray's Religious Philosophy: What it Means to be a Person
- Promise Ahead: A Vision of Hope and Action for Humanity's Future
- History, the Human, and the World Between
- Descartes's Concept of Mind
- Emery Bigot: Seventeenth-Century French Humanist (University of Toronto Romance Series)
Additional resources for Aphorisms: Brief Bursts of Truth
Aphorisms: Brief Bursts of Truth by Donald Patrick Redheffer