Monthly Archives: September 2014

How Faith Replaced Kosmos: The Revolt Against Greek Thought

by Navid Zaidi The period 800-200 BC has been called the Axial Age. For reasons that are not entirely understood, all the chief civilizations of the world developed during this period along parallel lines ; Taosim and Confucianism in China, … Continue reading

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From Simplicity through Contradiction to Paradox

by Modaser Shah The title is from a paper by the prodigious and acclaimed Indian analyst Salman Akhtar writing in a psychoanalytic journal. I imagine him to be a hidden Sufi or at least steeped in Sufi wisdom and literature. … Continue reading

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