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Music and Morality


There is a widespread assumption among religious fundamentalists that their particular holy book is essential for the human expression of morality. It is believed that without the guidance provided by this or that holy book or some other apocalypse, humanity … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Demystifying Deconstructions


I’ve often heard “<Insert fantastically complex and mysterious thing here> is just <insert banal and allegedly well understood thing here.” “We’re just mammals.” “Did you know that atoms are just 99.9999999999996% empty space? So for the most part, we’re just … Continue reading

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No Thing


My last post opened with the dogmatic pontification, “There is only one thing.” Please try to understand my words as less of a prosaic resolute statement of fact, and more of a poetic playing with words. When attempting to describe … Continue reading

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