Author Archives: anomalogue

Myth of the Rise

If you believe Earth was created as a paradise meant to remain perfect, but made imperfect by human wickedness, every flaw will be viewed as an example of corruption that should never have happened. If you believe Earth was created … Continue reading

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Bernard Loomer

From Bernard Loomer’s “Two Conceptions of Power”: The world of the individual who can be influenced by another without losing his or her identity or freedom is larger than the world of the individual who fears being influenced. The former … Continue reading

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Ancestors and siblings of process thought

While I’m scanning passages from C. Robert Mesle’s Process-Relational Philosophy, here are two more that inspired me. The first passage appeals to my designer consciousness: Descartes was wrong in his basic dualism. The world is not composed of substances or of … Continue reading

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We make ourselves out of each other

From C. Robert Mesle’s Process-Relational Philosophy: Occasionally I have the pleasure of performing a wedding ceremony. As a process-relational thinker, I have something I want to say about human relationships in general, and marriage in particular. As John B. Cobb Jr. … Continue reading

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The pain of non-response

When I attempt to communicate with people and get no response, I find it very painful. Maybe I’ve just gotten sensitive about it and notice it more, but until a few years ago I do not recall speaking to people … Continue reading

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Gatecrasher maxim

When I have a  metanoetic transformation that throws me into a new world of insight, I’ve learned to tell myself: “I am late to this party.” A person who undergoes metanoetic transformation is truly “born again” in the sense that … Continue reading

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Rude tools

In my last post I promised that my next post would be “a theoretical tantrum on the ethics around that miserable love triangle between developer, tool and user.” and that I thought the issue of “‘ownership’ of software is an unrecognized … Continue reading

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