By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
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Ontology

Ontology

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Post Date: 05/09/2024

30 Phil, Chapter 3 Touchstone 7: Ontology.

Ontology: The Nature of Being: When we’re alive, life feels endless, stretching beyond the horizon of our imagination. The realization that it must end is not easily accepted. We’re not just sentient beings; we are self-aware. For many, the notion that we cease to exist after death is unbearable. We can’t help but wonder if we’re special; if something inside us continues even when our bodies stop. It’s about the human instinct for self-preservation extending beyond life. We lean into beliefs that promise we might continue in some form. This sphere of thought is called Ontology.

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