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Three temptations of intellectual life.

Mindless empiricism, thoughtless productivity, professional ambitions.

An empirical statement.

There is no way reality could be as boring as your thoughts make it out to be.

How do I know that “spirituality” exists?

The same way that I know that anything exists: through imperfect observations partially constitutive of practical experiences.

An empiricist rebuttal.

What does one learn with closed eyes and open mind? What darkness looks like. 

Every position pays a price.

The wager of empiricism is that rationalism is not reasonable.