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Metaphysics, Survival and Religious Traditions

Posted December 16th, 2014 at 06:07 PM by Valens
Updated December 16th, 2014 at 06:26 PM by Valens

An excerpt taken from an article published on Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, with the title "Afterlife"


5. Metaphysical Considerations Concerning Survival

"Leaving aside such empirical evidence, what general metaphysical considerations are relevant to belief in survival? Clearly, a commitment to metaphysical naturalism virtually precludes belief in survival, and a materialistic view of human beings tends in the same direction. In contrast, belief...
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The Political Afterlife of the Federalist Party

Posted December 16th, 2014 at 02:20 PM by Viperlord (Viperlord's Civil War Blog)

This is a paper I wrote, entitled as the above. It's of moderate length, so if anyone would like to read it, there it is.

Federalism and the Political Afterlife of the Federalist Party


The political ideology of Federalism was central to the foundation of the early American republic. From the inception of the republic, following the adoption of the Constitution, until the end of President John Adams' administration, the ideas of Federalism as...
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who is "(King) Arthur"?

Posted December 16th, 2014 at 08:01 AM by Rob Banks

This is just the "Arthur may be Britain" part of our 'Who is King Arthur' section of our 12 battles of Arthur thesis/paper. Sorry again that it is not very good but i wanted/neede to post it to go with the previous Pa Gur battles blog post and also re the recent 'How big of a discovery would finding out who the Real King Arthur is be? forum topic/thread.


"Arthur" seemingly may be a name for Britain/Britons/British/"British bears".
This fits...
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the Pa Gur battles

Posted December 15th, 2014 at 06:16 AM by Rob Banks
Updated December 16th, 2014 at 10:09 AM by Rob Banks (add picture)

Forenote: I tried to create a website for these "(King) Arthur" articles but it is taking far too long with only dialup connection (which has only been slow since the broadband fibreoptics campaign/changes last year). So i have just post quick and easy blog posts instead. Unfortuneatley this splits up the various parts of our few-parts 12 battles of Arthur thesis/paper of which this Pa Gur article is only one part, so it is necessary to also check-out the other parts which we will post...
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French Monarchy and Church

Posted December 13th, 2014 at 01:48 AM by AlpinLuke

I would talk a bout a process, an evolution, regarding the role [not only the influence] of the Church in the history of the House of France [the Capetian dynasty]. By extension this role was already visible before, anyway if we focus our attention on the period from late X to early XIV century CE, we have to start from the changing economical context in the French lands. The economical growth was well in progress [it begun around the end of IX century CE] and the high class built its proper castles...
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