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experience

“What we learn from experience depends on the kind of philosophy we bring to experience”

Source » CS Lewis: If anything extraordinary seems to have happened, we can always say that we have been the victims of an illusion. If we hold a philosophy that excludes the supernatural, this is what we always shall say. What we learn from experience depends on the kind of philosophy

The Résumé Beyond Your Reach

One evening, I sat cross-legged on the roof of my five-story apartment building praying. Suddenly I became self-consciously aware of myself and my surroundings. At once, a series of crushing realizations came in rapid succession. First, because I could hear dozens of conversations going on through the apartment windows below

“In the world you will experience suffering. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

“In the world you will experience suffering. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” –John 16:33

“Our truth-allergic, experience-addicted populace wants transformation, without the loss of freedom and control associated with submission”

“Our truth-allergic, experience-addicted populace wants transformation, without the loss of freedom and control associated with submission” –Timothy Keller Lots of Keller here lately, I know. But there is just so much good stuff to quote and remember.

Mexico sees a decline in support for democracy

Source » I don’t personally have objective data to support this, but I do have a felt experience that supports it.
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