Archive for the 'Human Knowing' Category

What is the Meaning of Color?

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

What is the meaning of color? I realize that for many this question will seem non-sensical, since color is likely to be perceived as something that just is, a phenomena that originally occurred in nature and that we replicate through various means in culture. Others, tuning into the fact that we replicate colors in culture, […]

The Dead Speak: G. K. Chesterton

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

G. K. Chesterton was physically and literarily a man of big stature. At six feet four inches and almost three hundred pounds, and with writings that ran the range from literary and social criticism, to history and politics, to philosophy and theology, he was in many ways a powerful force to be reckoned with in […]

A Time for Every Season

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

After a long season of inactive blogging, I have relaunched my blog under a new name, with a different style, and most importantly a new emphasis. In my previous blog, “The Coyote Howls”, I was intending to focus on stories and storytelling, but I soon found myself everywhere, addressing many things and in many ways. […]

The Gallery of Truth

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

I realize that this sounds naïve in our postmodern world, but I believe in the pursuit of truth with a capital “T”. I think I have a pretty decent grasp of the epistemological and linguistic problems that humanity faces in this pursuit, but nevertheless I think we must not abandon this enterprise. As I see […]

We See at a Distance (0r Time to Pee)

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Our young protagonist waited for a pause in the discussion. The class had been discussing the nature of reality and perception, particularly as this issue was addressed by a novel they had all been reading. The pause came and our protagonist spoke, “I don’t think everyone’ thoughts are valid or of equal value.” The whole […]