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September 2019

Archbishop Tutu Palestine-Israel

Tutu, part 2 – Jews and Arabs

But Palestine has a special place in his heart.  He comes out of retirement in December 2017 to say: “God is weeping over President Donald Trump’s inflammatory and discriminatory recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.  Those who claim divine rights for themselves to physical property on earth are false prophets….”  (from here). He complains too about world Jewry’s ‘monopoly of the Holocaust’, and tells them that they aren’t…

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Counter-philosophy Philosophy

Socrates – narrow rationalism

Socrates’ whole idea is that the important thing is rational thought, being logical, and that knowledge achieves ethics, even that rationalistic thought transports the philosopher to heaven. It is an enormity of rationalistic narrow-mindedness and limitation. It has only to do with the rationalistic thought element of human consciousness. It neglects what else is in man and in his life. Philosophy for me should be about the darkness and mystery…

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