The End of Civilization

Jon came home from school in his usual way; he crashed through the kitchen door, dropped his bag on the floor, and opened the refrigerator. And, as usual, his grandfather was sitting at the dining room table reading the newspaper. “Pipe down boy!” He would yell as Jon silently mouthed the words along with him. …

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Philosophy

Experience is the basis of understanding, but imagination is what gives context and meaning to our experiences. Two people can experience the exact same event, but perceive it in two different ways. Even the most ardent of atheist scientists will disagree on the meaning of an experience they might share. And, since it is our …

Maciolekism

Spirituality Spirituality is the pursuit of awareness, comprised of Philosophy and Science. Philosophy is the pursuit of context, comprised of: Grand Theory - theories that are not provable or applicable in the real world. Practical Theory - theories that are not provable, but are applicable. Science is the pursuit of facts, comprised of: Scientific Theory …

Logic and Reason

Logic and reasoning are a function of imagination. Logic is the ability to pull memories apart, categorize the pieces, and use those pieces to build ideas and images in a consistent manner that can appear to be universal.