The very title of this blog, “Spiritual Search,” puts doubt and open-mindedness at the center of our endeavor.
A photographic depiction of visionary, French Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955).
by Ray Kurzweil: Originally published in 2005 with the launch of The Singularity Is Near.
by Jair Robles: Achieving stillness of the mind has been at the core of most mystical traditions.
In the 4th century BC the Greek philosopher Aristotle traveled to Lesvos, an island in the Aegean teeming, then as now, with wildlife.
First published Sun Oct 8, 2000; substantive revision Mon Jun 11, 2012 by Marc S. Cohen: The first major work in the history of philosophy to bear the title “Metaphysics” was the treatise by Aristotle that we have come to know by that name.
First published Tue Jan 11, 2000; substantive revision Mon Aug 23, 2010 Aristotle (384–322 BC) was born in Macedon, in what is now northern Greece, but spent most of his adult life in Athens. His life in Athens divides into two periods, first as a member of Plato’s Academy (367–347) and later as director of […]
“We know that the moment of greatest danger to a society is when it comes near realizing its most cherished dreams.” – Eric Hoffer by Ed Kaitz: From its origins in Athens some 2,500 years ago, it has been obvious to some astute observers that democracy, like all other forms of government, carries with it […]
by Scott Edinger: In my nearly 20 years of work in organization development, I’ve never heard anyone say that a leader communicated too much or too well. On the contrary, the most common improvement suggestion I’ve seen offered up on the thousands of 360 evaluations I’ve reviewed over the years is that it would be better […]
by PM Dunn: Aristotle was one of the greatest philosophers and scientists the world has ever seen. He was born in 384bc at Stagirus, a Greek seaport on the coast of Thrace. His father, Nichomachus, court physician to King Amyntus II of Macedon, died while he was still a boy, and his guardian, Proxenus, sent him […]