4.10, What F- is For

Warning: in our contemporary setting the word I am going to use has been so ill-used in so many ways that it will likely repulse. Let’s try. “Faith”. Are you still here reader? I ask you to stay. There will be no alter call. There will be no promises that everything will be ok. There …

4.9, The Paradox in Self-Production

The setting: he who has poverty of spirit desires to be more. He desires to develop. What is he? He is rational (potentially) animal (actually). But what has he found? The animality is actual and the rationality is potential. At least, that is how things look from down here. He knows what Aristotle would say. …

1.6: The paradox of development (including production of soul art)

If you have followed this particular string of posts (1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5) you have thought through with me the worthiness of producing soul shape as beautiful art, what character is, the ideal to which we model our shaping, expectations about production process, and most recently what production should feel like. I would like …