Tag Archives: the Apostle Paul

Any Idea Can be Dangerous!

Yes, even “noble” ideas can become dangerous as I have often noted.  Even “Jesus is the Light of the World” can become ignoble if one becomes so intoxicated with himself that he feels he has to hammer others with a … Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, epistemology, psychology, rationality, Spirituality and politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ignorance of One’s Ignorance is Dangerous

A recent New York Times op-ed was entitled, “When the President is Ignorant of His Own Ignorance.”  Thomas Edsall was addressing Trump’s arrogant assumption that he is always “in the know” and does not need anyone’s advice.  This was demonstrated … Continue reading

Posted in Collective Unconsciousness, conservatism, Donald Trump, epistemology, psychology, Republican Party, Spirituality and politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

H.L. Mencken in 1920 predicted that a Donald Trump would come along, declaring, “As democracy is perfected, the office of the president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the … Continue reading

Posted in Collective Unconsciousness, Donald Trump, mental illness, religion and politics, Republican Party | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Don’t Take me Literally…”

  Just days ago I told the judge here in Taos, NM, “Do not take me literally!” I had announced days earlier, in a crowded local theater, “Fire, fire!”  And I told the judge I was not speaking literally.  Furthermore, … Continue reading

Posted in conservatism, Donald Trump, epistemology, mental illness, populism | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment