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The axial revolution, manifested in Judea, led to the development of a religion that presents time as a form of cosmic history. As a narrative with an open feature. In which you participate alongside God in the realization of that ideal.
This progress is charged actualized through faith in ...
Today we look at the early Jewish faith as a "belief in silly things". But that misses the mark, as it focuses on the supernatural part of the narrative.
Faith was a sense of progression, at an individual level but more importantly at a macro level. Faith allowed a person t...
Myths are not widely believed false stories about the ancient past. They are symbolic stories about perennial patterns that are always with us. Myths describe deep truths presented in a narative that allows sharing them.
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Socrates is a mythical figure that sparked a revolution in thought.
A very long series of lectures about meaning from a Canadian cognitive academic. I plan to watch them all and will share my insights as I go.
The second part of this amazing course. It discusses the transition from Paleolithic to the Bronze Age. At the end of which we get the Axial Revolution when get the likes of Buddha and Plato. Abstract thought. Second order thinking.
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