March 6th, 2017
We see, we hear: Empirical Truth
We grasp the world with our 8 senses
“The Earth is flat”
The body is dirty, the soul is pure
Truth emerges from Reason
feelings are not important, but truth feels good
beauty is not important, but truth is beautiful
abstraction disconnects from details
The “official” history is from a European point of view.
What can we say from the Middle-East point of view?
Fire, earth, water and air
Excess or deficiency of any of four distinct bodily fluids (humours) influences temperament and health
What other things are believed by smart people despite evidence on the contrary?
The age of discoveries showed that the old books did not have all answers
Where is the Truth?
The Truth is Out There