Illusion is a fiction. Fiction is illusion. A fiction is a story. All stories are fiction. Illusion, verisimilitude, the similarity to truth. A closeness to truth? Stories are fictions and stories can be true. And/or not true. The same story. Stories are dangerous. That is how they hold our attention. Danger met with curiosity? Leads…… Continue reading Illusion is a fiction
What dissolves obsessions and releases us from compulsion is a recognition – through the depths of Grief – that what what we had believed to be essential is futile and that what has made it futile is what allows us to be released from it: We are struck by the realization that to continue in this manner is incoherent.
The question of bad faith begs us to consider, What is good faith? Both of these questions hover around the big one, What is faith? It’s not the same as bad faith. But then, it’s probably not simply good faith either. If nothing else is reducible to a binary then how could this deepest question…… Continue reading On Faith