Pope Francis – Cdl. Bergoglio’s Lenten Letter, 2013 “ready to repent of the evil” (Joel 2:13)
Meditation

Pope Francis – Cdl. Bergoglio’s Lenten Letter, 2013 “ready to repent of the evil” (Joel 2:13)


Little by little we become accustomed to hearing and seeing, through the mass media, the dark chronicle of contemporary society, presented with an almost perverse elation, and also we become [desensitized] to touching it and feeling it all around us [even] in our own flesh.  Drama plays out on the streets, in our neighborhoods, in … Continue reading

St. Augustine – City of God  –  Love is the greatest power on Earth
Meditation / Philosophy / Spiritual / West

St. Augustine – City of God – Love is the greatest power on Earth


In his book City of God, St. Augustine famously said, “without justice, what else is the state but a great band of robbers?”  This statement seems to be a favorite of Pope Benedict XVI Emeritus, and he has recruited it in warning lawmakers, particularly lawmakers in the Western nations with Christian heritage, of the way … Continue reading

Blogsphere as Hesse’s Glass Bead Game against the ‘Feuilletonistic‘ world
C.G.Jung / Gnostic / Literature / Meditation

Blogsphere as Hesse’s Glass Bead Game against the ‘Feuilletonistic‘ world


In Herman Hesse’s final novel The Glass Bead Game, which won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, he introduces essentially a hypothetical meta game, which has been compared with a  “neural network of cosmic mind”. This gave me the idea to probe today’s social and knowledge networks of the Internet as it were The Glass Bead Game, … Continue reading

Meditation

Zu Ostern


Religiöse Erfahrung ist absolut. Man kann darüber nicht diskutieren. Man kann nur sagen, dass man niemals eine solche Erfahrung gehabt habe. Wer sie hatte, wird sagen: ‚Ich bedauere, aber ich hatte sie’. Und damit wird die Diskussion zu Ende sein. Es ist gleichgültig, was die Welt über die religiöse Erfahrung denkt; derjenige, der sie hat, besitzt … Continue reading