Junior Ganymede
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Imagination and Places

May 15th, 2017 by G.

Some places, the appeal of them is evident to everyone.  They satisfy the lust of the eye.  But some places are beautiful because of the memories they have.  It is not a common sight, especially anymore, but I love to see some nondescript little apartment with a family group outside and the Mom and Dad gesturing at it, grinning and remembering, while the children look skeptical–but slowly warming up as they hear the stories.

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May 15th, 2017 10:56:52

What is the thing most needful?

October 10th, 2016 by Bruce Charlton

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I think the thing most needful – needful, that is, to reverse the individual and social decline arising from nihilism (meaninglessness and purposelessness) and despair… is not salvation and spiritual progression (they are several steps down the line, and the process must begin with things much simpler and more basic)…

But the thing most needful is perhaps imaginative awakening – that is the awareness and conviction that there is more to Real Life than what is ‘objective’: perceived by the senses and publicly-shared.

(Imagination here refers to that which is in the mind and from the mind; but not from the senses.)

Here and now, this cannot happen privately, by stealth: for us, imagination must become conscious and explicit if it is to have the necessary consequences. (more…)

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October 10th, 2016 05:09:45