Monthly Archives: October 2012
How Samhain Became All Saints Day
Halloween has become a significant part of modern American culture.
However, the first settlers in this country actually opposed the holiday. Protestants were strongly against to the “pagan” celebration.
Eventually, Irish Catholic immigrants brought… Continue reading
Part Nine Of “The German View of Judaism” Series
Ludwig Van Beethoven was born in 1770 in Bonn, Germany.
He became a renowned composer, remembered as a crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic styles of music.… Continue reading
Part Eight Of “The German View of Judaism” Series
Johann Sebastian Bach was born in 1685 in Eisenach, Saxe-Eisenach (Germany).
He became a renowned composer, known for spreading the Baroque movement which expanded the size, range, and complexity of instrumental… Continue reading
This Week’s Song:
“It’s hard to hold a candle,
In the cold November rain…”
To suggest songs, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part Seven Of “The German View of Judaism” Series
Arthur Schopenhauer was born in 1788 in Danzig, Prussia (Germany).
He became a renowned philosopher, known for his theory that the world is driven by dissatisfied people seeking satisfaction. (like… Continue reading
Play that funky music white boy explained
Yes, the band is singing the word, “fuckin,” the lead singer stresses funky on his chorus vocal solo.
The leader singer does give it away at the very end of… Continue reading
Part Six Of “The German View of Judaism” Series
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was born in 1770 in Stuttgart, Württemberg (Germany).
He became a renowned philosopher, spreading German idealism and his spiritual account of reality.
In 1798, Hegel wrote… Continue reading
Part Five Of “The German View of Judaism” Series
Johann Gottlieb Fichte was born in 1762 in Rammenau, Saxony (Germany).
He became a renowned philosopher, spreading German idealism and his theories about self-consciousness and self-awareness.
In 1793, Fichte wrote… Continue reading
Martin Luther was a German Catholic priest and scholar known for starting the Protestant Reformation.
In 1523, he wrote “That Jesus Christ Was Born a Jew” with the hope… Continue reading