The Archetype of Reversal: On Light and Thought

“The intellectual light dwelling in us is nothing else than a kind of participated image of the uncreated light…” —Thomas Aquinas On the trans-temporality of thought: What is the duration of a thought? If the duration is infinitesimal, then how do we become conscious of it? If the duration is infinite, then how does one…

Miscellany: On issues surrounding vaccination mandates

On corporate capture of regulatory and legislative bodies:  I don’t think it is remotely controversial to propose that our regulatory and legislative agencies subsist in a state of capture by corporate interests—specifically Big Pharma, in this case. We have repeatedly observed an analogous phenomenon in the “Military Industrial Complex” that Eisenhower famously warned about in…

On Theoria, the persistence of vision, and the consummation of dialectic

In traditional analog television sets, the visual image is generated by a single point of light. The process is called “raster scanning.” The term comes from the Latin word for “rake” and refers to the linear pattern that the point traverses to travel across the screen. From a single scanning point, the raster scan on…

On the radix of ethics

O radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum, super quem continebunt reges os  suum, quem gentes deprecabuntur: veni ad liberandum nos, jam noli tardare. Love flows from an unconditional affirmation of what is. A garden springs from soil that is fertile and ethics has its original ground in love. The Law is always downstream of…