10 thoughts on “on Spinoza

  1. john zande says:

    The first sentence in the second TOOAIN book I’m penning is:

    The amount and variety of evil in our world has often perplexed believers in God, noted Plantinga

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  2. Spinoza. Fascinating fella, and his name sounds like a flavor of sherbet ice cream.


    • makagutu says:

      He is a fascinating fellow. He writes, for example, that

      MEN would never be superstitious, if they could govern all their circumstances by set rules, or if they were always favoured by fortune: but being frequently driven into straits where rules are useless, and being often kept fluctuating pitiably between hope and fear by the uncertainty of fortune’s greedily coveted favours, they are consequently, for the most part, very prone to credulity.

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  3. Agreed. A good article. A man ahead of his times. Or even ahead of ours?


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