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How We Know What We Know: The Art of <em>Adaequatio</em> and Seeing with the Eye of the Heart
How We Know What We Know: The Art of Adaequatio and Seeing with the Eye of the Heart

A timeless guide to “understanding the truth that does not merely inform the mind but liberates the soul.”

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C.S. Lewis on Suffering and What It Means to Have Free Will in a Universe of Fixed Laws
C.S. Lewis on Suffering and What It Means to Have Free Will in a Universe of Fixed Laws

“Try to exclude the possibility of suffering which the order of nature and the existence of free wills involve, and you find that you have excluded life itself.”

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Alan Watts on the Difference Between Belief and Faith
Alan Watts on the Difference Between Belief and Faith

How to master the delicate dance of unconditional openness to the truth.

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Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit
Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

“Love is the only way to rescue humanity from all ills.”

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The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams
The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams

How the humble tree became our most powerful visual metaphor for organizing information and distilling our understanding of the world.

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Censorship and What Freedom of Speech Really Means: Comedian Bill Hicks’s Brilliant Letter to a Priest
Censorship and What Freedom of Speech Really Means: Comedian Bill Hicks’s Brilliant Letter to a Priest

“‘Freedom of speech’ means you support the right of people to say exactly those ideas which you do not agree with.”

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