Perception and Consciousness

Seeing Requires Faith

Humans are taught to see through our senses and to think through reason as the default mode of engaging life in these so-called ‘modern days’. But perhaps human ‘seeing’ is more than reduction to empirical and analytical usefulness. The utilitarian mindset has dehumanised our existence and demoted our free will. Seeing requires faith. One can see in delight of a

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Imagination of the Unthought Within the Thought of our Times

Our imagination operates, to start with, within epistemic bounds. This means there is an unthought to our thought which we take for granted, just as a fish may imagine different forms of ocean life but not a life on land, unless it either finds its experience extended by circumstance to include land or its imagination receives a jolt (or bolt

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Why ‘3rd Space’?

J L Mehta, an Indian philosopher and admirer of the German philosopher Martin Heidegger once wrote , “So long as we live encapsulated within one tradition, our own, and in a language that embodies it, we can think and move and have our being only within the horizon of reality opened up by it.” The idea of calling this website

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Seeing Requires Faith

Humans are taught to see through our senses and to think through reason as the default mode of engaging life in these so-called ‘modern days’. But perhaps human ‘seeing’ is more than reduction to empirical and analytical usefulness. The utilitarian mindset has dehumanised our existence and demoted our free will. Seeing requires faith. One can see in delight of a

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Imagination of the Unthought Within the Thought of our Times

Our imagination operates, to start with, within epistemic bounds. This means there is an unthought to our thought which we take for granted, just as a fish may imagine different forms of ocean life but not a life on land, unless it either finds its experience extended by circumstance to include land or its imagination receives a jolt (or bolt

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Why ‘3rd Space’?

J L Mehta, an Indian philosopher and admirer of the German philosopher Martin Heidegger once wrote , “So long as we live encapsulated within one tradition, our own, and in a language that embodies it, we can think and move and have our being only within the horizon of reality opened up by it.” The idea of calling this website

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