A KNOWLEDGEABLE APPROACH TO TRUTH &

A TRUTHFUL APPROACH TO KNOWLEDGE

COLLECTED ESSSAYS (1979-1984)

 

Copyright 1979-2012 John O'Loughlin

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CONTENTS

 

1. Classic and Decadent Literature

2. Music in the Western World

3. An Outline of Transcendental Meditation

4. Partial Knowledge

5. Urban Sterility and the Modern Soul

6. The Fall of Love

7. The Ultimate Purpose

8. The Essential Goal

9. Means Before Ends

10. Post-Egocentric Art

11. Natural Sex and Artificial Sex

12. Confessions of an Atheist

13. The Literary Revolution

14. Music in an Age of Transition

15. Historical Analogies

16. The Way of Evolution

17. Future Transformations

18. Irish and English

19. A Teasing Paradox

20. Millennial Thoughts

21. Post-Dualistic Sexuality

22. Towards a True Equality

23. Concerning Transcendentalism

24. Musical Transformations

25. Safeguarding Freedom

26. Protons and Electrons

27. Two Kinds of Dependence

28. Materialists and Spiritualists

29. Literary Developments

30. Transitional Literatures

31. A Second Coming

32. True Messiahs and False Messiahs

33. Antithetical Equivalents

34. Withering of the State(s)

35. Christian Pagans

36. Transvaluations

37. Future Religious Progress

38. The Evolution of Art

39. Human Extremes

40. Post-Atomic Progress

41. Two Approaches to Salvation

42. An Absolute Aspiration

43. Concerning Swearers

44. The Future Absolute

45. Two Types of Criticism

46. Between Two Gravities

47. Understanding Jazz

48. Philosophy - Genuine and Pseudo

49. The Ultimate Music

50. A Feudal Prototype

51. Sexual Evolution

52. A Zigzagging Progression

53. From the Barbarous to the Civilized

54. Towards an Absolutely Free-Electron Literature

55. Towards an Absolute Architecture

56. Evolutionary Spectra

57. New Beginnings/Old Endings

58. The Rise of Theocratic Centrism