Christian Anthropology in a Technological Culture. TCD April 26 2005 Eamonn Conway Centre for Culture, Technology & Values MIC/UL. Christian Anthropology. Faith as In-sight Perspective Faith as reason-able Divine Being as Graciousness “Letting being be” (Macquarrie)
TCD April 26 2005
Centre for Culture, Technology & Values
But e.g. Heidegger, Tillich warn of: achieve purposes…
Rainer Maria Rilke
… in the society we have created it is very difficult to give your full, sustained attention to anything or anybody for long, that we are compelled to half-do a lot of things, to half-live our lives, half-dream our dreams, half-love our loves? We have made ourselves into half-people. Half-heartedness is a slow, banal killer. It is also, paradoxically, a creepy pathway towards “success”, especially if the half-heartedness is of the polished variety. I think it was DH Lawrence who once wrote that the real tragedy of modern man is the loss of heart. I don’t think so. I believe our tragedy is the viability of our half-heartedness, our insured, mortgaged, welfare voyage of non-discovery, the committed, corrosive involvement with forces, created by ourselves, that ensure our lives will be half-lived. There's a sad refusal here. A rejection of the unique, fragile gift.
Brendan Kennelly, The Judas Book