On Bureaucratic Organization and Rule

Whereas a disenchanted and mechanical ‘rationalization’ is deeply imbued in bureaucratic organizations and structures, the charisma and genius that comes with leadership from the outside of such organizations and structures – as Max Weber noted – is what reinvigorates and salvages these organizations and structures in the event of their breakdown and decay. It follows that the … Continue reading On Bureaucratic Organization and Rule

Shakespeare’s Dark Lady Sonnets, Number 142

Love is my sin, and thy dear virtue hate,Hate of my sin, grounded on sinful loving:O! but with mine compare thou thine own state,And thou shalt find it merits not reproving;Or, if it do, not from those lips of thine,That have profaned their scarlet ornamentsAnd sealed false bonds of love as oft as mine,Robbed others' … Continue reading Shakespeare’s Dark Lady Sonnets, Number 142

Sophia Perennis

The "common thread" between various cultural and religious traditions which is largely overlooked by modern philosophy is an outlook or a mode of philosophy known as “Perennialism” or Sophia Perennis or Philosophia Perennis. It is an outlook or a mode of thinking that “recognizes a divine Reality substantial to the world of things and lives and minds; the psychology … Continue reading Sophia Perennis