Boethius: A Christian Lesson in Right Living

Boethius: A Christian Lesson in Right Living Much of the roman Boethius’ work The Consolation of Philosophy speaks of luck, or Fortuna.  However, as The Consolation of Philosophy continues, the reader is brought to Boethius’ inevitable conclusion.  That it is self-examination which provides humans with lasting happiness.  The Consolation of Philosophy is not necessarily a […]

A self examination using Aristotle’s Four Causes.

A self examination using Aristotle’s Four Causes. In this article, I will explain Aristotle’s four causes, which are the causes of change or movement. I will do this by using myself as an example of how these causes might be applied in context. In modern language, we might use the word cause, instead of responsible, […]

How the movie BladeRunner teaches us The Way Of The Dao.

How the movie BladeRunner teaches us The Way Of The Dao. Zhuangzi stories are strange and feel like reading Dr Seuss’. What is discernable in these writings is the discussions about life transformations—the differences between states of being, and the ambiguous nature of reality. One theme which has a natural counterpart in ancient western philosophy […]

Alexander Dugin and Political Platonism

Alexander Dugin and Political Platonism Matthew Raphael Johnson brings another broadcast on the misunderstood work of Alexander Dugin. Plato is the foundation of western thought and western religion. His work is the intellectual scaffolding of ancient Christianity. It is based around the idea of unity, or the truth as one. God is truth, beyond space […]