The philosopher is like an arrow cutting through the air. or rather – A snake slicing along the surface of a river. The truth calls the philosopher. But until it is found, she is like a pebble thrown into the water. The wakes echoing forth, back and away in all directions, her presence the […]Read More The Philosopher.
Oh Lord don’t you keep me down, Don’t you push me down to the ground. Let me ride upon the waves of life, Let me glide over the mountains of the earth. Bring me up to the sky. I did so much for you. You did so much for me. Can’t you see me Digging […]Read More Father.
You know, for the most part, philosophy is pretty damn boring. I think that’s why most people don’t read it or like it. But then there is a certain type of intellectual who likes the puzzle part of philosophy; they like the creativity , to watch the eloquence of problem solving, the twists and knots […]Read More What some philosophers sound like.
When we are too close to an event, we talk about it as from a distance. That is, what we say is automatically distanced from the event, a maximum distance. The event is thus, by this occurrence, an object. As opposed to our psychotherapeutic model, the closer we are to an event, the more dishonest […]Read More Post-modernism’s Worth.
Whew! Those Impossible essays really get thick. So perhaps a rejoining to a more approachable speaking. But hold on! The ride is just getting fun. I have been interacting through comments and replies with Dave, who writes the blog called “Big Story Guide”. Our conversation is quite wonderful, so, just as I used our conversation […]Read More The Impossible; Part 5. Existence and the Story of Death to Life.
The impossible can be discovered along many significant vectors of reality as limit. The particular discussion that contains or otherwise accounts for the various vectorial meanings is ironic; it is the event that begins the count, that can be said to to be a basis upon which a linking of meaningful terms is made that […]Read More The Impossible. Part 1; If/Then.
They have sat down for dinner. The philosophers are at the first table, the conventional methodogists at another. The philosophers are having bread and water that are hardly distinguishable from prime rib and Cabernet Sauvignon, and they are having a wonderful time. The methodologists have the best of the house and their conversation revolves up […]Read More Aphilosophy, Convention, Faith and God.