The Philosophotographer

Blurring the line between the sacred and the profane.

In the metaphysical and religious sphere, articulate reasons are cogent for us only when our inarticulate feelings of reality have already been impressed in favor of the same conclusion.

—William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience

It is man, alone among all objects in the world, who admits of an ideal of beauty, just as the humanity in his person, as an intelligence, is the only thing in the world that admits of the ideal of perfection.

—Immanuel Kant, Critique of Judgment

Our little lives get complicated
It`s a simple thing
Simple as a flower
And that`s a complicated thing

—Love and Rockets, “No New Tale to Tell”

Death is the negation of something the possibility of whose negation seems not to exist in advance.

—Thomas Nagel, The View from Nowhere

Keep constantly in your mind an impression of the whole of time and the whole of existence - and the thought that each individual thing is, on the scale of existence, a mere fig-seed; on the scale of time, one turn of a drill.

—Marcus Aurelius, Meditations