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Can the wisdom of ages be gained outside the cloud of philosophy?

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Submitted by Martin J. Malliet (Belgium), Sep 5, 2018 at 08:43

And what could that then be: the Cloud of Unknowing? Michael, you're right: you are no philosopher.

PS: What about Jordan Peterson: is he a conservative or a liberal? Wesley Yang on the Passion of Jordan Peterson: "He aims at nothing short of a refounding of Western civilization, to provide a rational justification for why the materialists of the digital age should root themselves in the soil of Christian ethics despite having long ago lost the capacity for faith." - Rational justification he tends to find in neurosciences and evolutionary biology/psychology. Which gives his whole enterprise a strange twist. Or, how the spirit is at work to preserve common sense culture in the depth of cultural destruction and philosophical illiteracy? - https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a19834137/jordan-peterson-interview/

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