The Way of All Worlds
We take worlds for granted. Science reduces them; literature shrinks them and philosophy ignores them*. And yet, without the world we would be nothing. Literally.
*Of course there are exceptions.
The weltist returns to the world from the universe. S/he's more a worm than an eagle.
How? By chewing our way through the underground of philosophy, science, literature and contemplative traditions.
Why? The goal is to create fertile soil for other ideas to flourish.
You might also be wondering: what's in the name?
Welt is world in German. In English it means a painful bruise. Together, they point to a concept from another tradition altogether: "Samsara," the term that Indian philosophical traditions use for the contingent world.
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