Tag Archives: The Meaning of Life

“Experience of Finitude”

I’m presently reading a book that offers a theory of religion. In the present chapter the author is using the language of “experience of finitude.” Religious practitioners, we are to understand, have such experiences. The presence of this sort of … Continue reading

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Religion, Sport, Opium and the Wealth Gap

First, reread the classic statement, but note in particular its deeply sympathetic tone: “Religion is, indeed, the self-consciousness and self-esteem of man who has either not yet won through to himself, or has already lost himself again. But man is no abstract … Continue reading

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