The reality of will and its fundamental power seem to me central in any philosophy.
A note to my friends who are concerned with Charles Sanders Peirce
Interesting that the matter of will is not given a more central position. Because, discussing thought, we might wish to infer that we think because we will to think. Thus, even Peirce's Threes require some action of will to enable that progression of thinking to come into being. While this train may be natural, it does not just happen. The reality of will and its fundamental power seems to me central in any philosophy. We operate within multiple layers of mystery Thinking realistically is a choice, an action. It seems to accord much more with what we can infer within the mystery than does dualism, and to serve a future (continuity) which rests on the capacity to move beyond binary thinking.
Frangoulis and Theodorakis are joined by musicians, including two bouzouki players, and a very large audience that is completely familiar with the words. The audience joins in at Frangoulis' prompt.
This is my very favorite Theodorakis melody. Those who know Theodorakis only for his "Zorba" music are in for a treat. When I was in Athens in 1966, for a short period of study with Constantinos Doxiadis, I knew nothing of Theodorakis. But about five years later, my friend Irene Vassos sang "Sto perigiali" to us. I have never gotten the tune out of my mind.
Later, when Irene joined our group to form a travelling company performing "New Rain", I learned to pick out a …
Stephen C. Rose (1936-) was born in New York City and raised there. He currently lives there. He was educated at Trinity, Exeter, Williams and Union Theological Seminary. He served in the Student Interracial Ministry in Nashville. He founded and edited the prize-winning Renewal Magazine in Chicago and studied with C. A. Doxiadis in Athens. His first books "The Grass Roots Church" and "Who's Killing The Church" established him as a prominent critic of American Protestantism and American religion. He was and remains a civil rights activist. He has interviewed and done in depth pieces on Saul Alinsky and Martin Luther King, Jr. He won awards for editorial courage and for two documentary films. He has written and published many songs and musical works including "We Are All Americans". During the late 90s and early 2000s he worked for UN agencies, most recently editing CHOICES Magazine at UNDP. Since 2000 he has written several books for distribution via K…