Aesthetics and Spirituality Part V: Idols

Aesthetics and Spirituality Part V: Idols

Our ancestors' agreement about the spiritual world with use of idols, globally, can also infer the existence of an immortal soul.
4 Major Differences Between Human and Artificial Intelligence

4 Major Differences Between Human and Artificial Intelligence

There are four major differences between human and artificial intelligence, and it is highly unlikely that we will be able to bridge this gap into future.
Human vs. Animal Intelligence Through the Lens of Linguistic Abilities

Human vs. Animal Intelligence Through the Lens of Linguistic Abilities

There has been considerable speculation about higher primates having similar intellectual and linguistic capabilities to humans. Is this true?
What is Conscience? Quotes from Immanuel Kant and John Henry Newman

What is Conscience? Quotes from Immanuel Kant and John Henry Newman

Kant and Newman believed you could prove the existence of God through our awareness of the conscience. Here are some quotes that explain their arguments.
What Draws Us to the Sacred? Mircea Eliade on Hierophany, Myths, and Homo Religiosus

What Draws Us to the Sacred? Mircea Eliade on Hierophany, Myths, and Homo Religiosus

Mircea Eliade found that religion originates from an experience of the sacred common to all. Also common are hierophany, myths, and homo religiosus.
The 5 Transcendentals (And How they Provide Evidence for the Soul)

The 5 Transcendentals (And How they Provide Evidence for the Soul)

There are 5 transcendental desires that philosophers have recognized since the time of Plato. What are they, and how can they provide evidence for a soul?
Rudolf Otto's 'Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans' in Our Experience of the Numen

Rudolf Otto's 'Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans' in Our Experience of the Numen

Within the numinous experience, the numen presents itself as having two distinct poles of feeling-content: mysterium tremendum and mysterium fascinans.
Proof of a Soul from the Transcendentals and Our Interior Sense of God

Proof of a Soul from the Transcendentals and Our Interior Sense of God

Plato argued for proof of a soul from transcendental desires. We can also find evidence from the numen, the sacred in the world, and conscience.

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