Tag Archives: David Hume

January 27

The Heart and Soul of Romanticism

In deep meditation we encounter our own non-existence, or at least we discover that we are not who, or what, we thought we were. We see that our experience is made up of a never-ending parade of passing experiences. These experiences are all real experiences, but we have no way of knowing if they are […]

Escape From The Myth of the Given

One way to think about the existential dilemma of postmodernism is that we began to realize that our perception of reality is a hopeless tangle of sensation and interpretation. What we assume to be reality as we look out at the world is not objectively real. It is a perspective on reality that is constructed through a […]

Belief and Fact

The worst speculative Skeptic ever I knew, was a much better Man than the best superstitious Devotee & Bigot.  —David Hume (Letter to Gilbert Elliot of Minto, March 10, 1751) Before I go on to share more with you about Ralph Waldo Emerson and continue to unfold his early and profound evolutionary spiritual philosophy I […]