Ahriman and Lucifer

By Alex Blum If the universe is in fact infinite, then every point within it could be considered the center. Accordingly, the Earth, and the human species, could literally qualify as the center of an infinite universe. However, so could any empty patch of space, or any pile of dust on any forsaken star. This… Continue reading Ahriman and Lucifer

Christian Existentialism in an Evolving World

By Alex Blum The human being is, to modify a classic viewpoint, an ape with an eye for becoming an archangel. Morally, this is what we seem to be, but on the level of productivity we are far more. The beaver makes a dam. The ant makes tunnels. The chimp makes a straw to suck… Continue reading Christian Existentialism in an Evolving World

A Partial Manifesto

By Alex Blum Last year at this time, my enemy was scientific materialism. In between then and now, I thought it was existentialism. Now, I know it to be relativism – the postmodern nightmare. What comes next must transcend all of these, as well as religion, which is but myth and dust. However, whatever transcends… Continue reading A Partial Manifesto

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Monadology

By Alex Blum NOTE: This one’s from freshman year, not as complicated, but a nice concept Walking through the city, we find a world that spans outward from our perspective. The shining skyscrapers reflect an endless sky. The park benches reflect the shadows of trees above. But if it happened to be August 6th of… Continue reading Monadology

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