Costumes and Conscious Creation

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Halloween is a time for dressing up. It can also be a time for thinking up new possibilities. Trying on a new character opens the door to telling a new story. Doing this the day before or after Halloween could be risky, but this holiday is a special time when permission is widely granted to […]

Come Wander and Wonder with Us

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Discover the grandeur of Sedona’s resplendent red rock country, and take a deep dive into your own personal life. What is happiness in my life? What does success look like for me? Why is success important? By asking and answering questions like this, getting a better understanding of your own inner life is just a […]

Specs on SPEX

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Here at SPEX, we love to look at life in all of its dimensions. However, you might be wondering what is SPEX? We are a friendly, fun group of philosophers who love being out in nature as much asking the big questions in life. Taking a tour with SPEX will give you a better understanding […]

Cicero

Cicero and the Absurd

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Philosophers can come up with some pretty wacky ideas. Or at least it seems so. When Cicero said that , “Somehow or other no statement is too absurd for some philosophers to make,” he was mulling over some odd philosophical recommendations of his day, including Platonic instructions for dreaming and the Pythagorean prohibition on eating […]

Thinking about Star Wars

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“I find your lack of faith disturbing.” – Darth Vader The Star Wars series is great, and not just for the action and special effects, but also for the philosophical concepts. What is the nature of the Force? What are good and evil? Do droids think? Do they dream? Do they have any rights? I […]