Friday, February 23, 2007


Inquisition season continues: today we have been exploring the Roman Inquisition and its beginning in 16th century Venice. Key words: Roman Catholic Church; heresy; Martin Luther; Protestantism; censorship of printed literature; Paul IV attack on the Jews, condemning them to live in ghettos and forbidden them to own any Hebrew books except the Old Testament; etc

Last night we had a lovely talk about the meaning of life and taking responsibility for our actions and their consequences. This led us to talk about Buddhist philosophy and their views on cause and effect and the origins of human suffering...

1 comment:

mcewen said...

I really like the idea of a 'discussion' at night on different topics, but you're in an entirely different league. Good for you.