Future, Present, & Past:

~~ Giving itself latitude and leisure to take any premise or inquiry to its furthest associative conclusion.
Critical~~ Ready to apply, to itself and its object, the canons of reason, evidence, style, and ethics, up to their limits.
Traditional~~ At home and at large in the ecosystem of practice and memory that radically nourishes the whole person.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

an argument for esotericism

Them: Go Red.
Other Them: No, Blue. Obviously.
Me: Well, there's a distinction to be made --
Other Them: What? What do you mean? 
Me: For example, Plato says -- if we read carefully --
Them: Red!
Other Them: See?!  Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty!
Me: And by liberty you mean --? 
Other Them: Why are you defending them?!
Me: I'm not, just --
Other Them: You're on their side!
Me: Forget it. Just forget I said anything.
Them: Heh, those Blue guys -- Am I right?!  Free speech!  
Me: Shut up. 
Other them:  I'm watching you.
Me: Yeah, you do that.

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