Philosophy and Self-Awareness

Philosophy, with Socrates, emerged as a critical analysis of collective knowledge in the light of the unity, integrity and self-transparency of individual consciousness. Not, therefore, of any individual conscience, but of one that fought for that unity, integrity and self-transparency and that, with a great deal of hardship, was at the same time digging up…

[3/3] UNDER THE COMMAND OF A CORPSE

Olavo de Carvalho explains why Liberation Theology is alive and well in Latin America. Olavo de Carvalho July 19, 2016 Part 3 Whoever reads the writings by Gutierrez, Boff, and Betto will easily find out their multiple inconsistencies and contradictions. Those flaws reveal that their thought is not the result of serious theoretical effort, but…

[1/3] Under the Command of a Corpse

Olavo de Carvalho explains why Liberation Theology is alive and well in Latin America. Olavo de Carvalho July 19, 2016 Part 1 Why are still there people who subscribe to liberation theology? Apparently no reasonable person should do that. From a theological standpoint the doctrine that Peruvian Gustavo Gutierrez and Brazilians Leonardo Boff and Frei…

The René Guénon Enigma

An author whose penname is “Sphinx” encloses an enigma and a subtle threat in his writings: any reader who is unable to decipher his enigma shall be devoured. René Guénon’s works are indeed enigmatic. They contain a great paradox: on the one hand, the author demonstrates great contempt for the realm of time, of action,…

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