Tag Archives: Michelangelo Moses

tablets: square to fit snug

The War of the Words….Or, trying to fit a round peg into a square hole. There is a popular conception that the ten commandments as given to Moses on Mount Sinai were rounded at the top. Not true. In fact, … Continue reading

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taking back the keys to now time

To break the pattern of everything continuing as usual. This kind of eternal catastrophe characterized by a boundless domination of the mythical subsuming and devouring everything in its path. Its the Kafka problematic where the fall, original sin is ingeniously … Continue reading

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frankl: meaning as a sheep in wolfs clothing

Logotherapy based on the idea that meaning is an objective reality, contrary to various forms of illusion, arising and conjured up within the perceptual capabilities of the observer. Is it true? It would seem that objective reality is an oxymoron. … Continue reading

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moses: the comic within the cosmic

Theologians as well as philosophers, have long analyzed¬† Truth and Goodness. Theology though,¬† unlike philosophy, has neglected serious scrutiny of the study of Beauty and Aesthetics, and has grappled, disconcertingly, with humor. The biblical figure of Moses cuts across the … Continue reading

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every good work of art is a kind of joke

“No , the French spirit will never live in this German larva, in this beer-filled thing which is at the Salon.” wrote a rival sculptor in the “Revue de Monde Catholique”. Others dubbed Rodin “the Michelangelo of the goiter”. The … Continue reading

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