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Rachel Carson

Day: July 2, 2021

We’re excited that you’ve joined the conversation! At HMU, we want to continue the great authors’ conversations in a contemporary context, and this blog will help us do that. We look back to Aristotle and the early philosophers who used reason and discourse to gain wisdom and now we endeavor to do the same every day.

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July 2, 2021

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

“thing within thing up to the very pinnacle of source” – Plotinus

When two mirrors face each other, whatever appears in the mirror seems to endlessly repeat. Actually, light bounces off the surface duplicating the image each time. The endless reflections are all contained within the mirror, which is the main container.

This image helps me to unpack Plotinus’s idea of the way that humans interact with the Intellectual-Principle.

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