Category: Philosophy

Outfoxed

I’m not real. That’s so true. That it’s a lie. Which way would the wind blow. If I. Don’t even ask me. You know what. Foxes don’t need forms. Chase a sunbeam. The cold ground is granular. Dirty globes are solipsistic. They stand alone.… Continue Reading “Outfoxed”

Dust Span – Questions for Ockham

I live behind dirty walls. My knees ache. The nervous shake of the right leg is automatic. Probably to counter the ache in the left shoulder…blade. For balance. What is complete? What is complex? What is control? Comfort: The answer is not a question.… Continue Reading “Dust Span – Questions for Ockham”

We’re All Ads

Craftsmanship at an all time low…salesmanship booming…. We’re all ads now. SouthPark nailed it. P.S. – Selling things is not a craft. It’s a fart. Necessary, at times rewarding, and essential but so so stinky. Enjoy this post? Consider helping cover web hosting costs,… Continue Reading “We’re All Ads”

Ideologues

I just stumbled across a quote that perfectly captures the disdain I have for ideologues. Morality is always removed from moralizers. Though philosophers engage in rhetoric – Rhetoriticians are not philosophers. “After communists, most of all I hate anti-communists.” – Sergei Dovlatov, Soviet dissident.… Continue Reading “Ideologues”

Thoughts on Depression

I offer some suggestions on dealing with the blues. An offering called forth by the disheartening rate of suicides we’re seeing during the Coronavirus lockdown. Enjoy this post? Consider helping cover web hosting costs, and legitimizing my carpal tunnel by donating to my Paypal. 

TFS 59 – Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany And My Problem With Shrinks

I discuss problems with seeing your comments, a recent Scott Adams video, and a few other odds and ends. Scott Adam’s Vid – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWN4PCgPv08&t=837s My Essay – https://fractaljournal.com/2020/05/18/scott-adamss-bil-keane-epiphany-and-my-problem-with-shrinks-an-essay/ Enjoy this post? Consider helping cover web hosting costs, and legitimizing my carpal tunnel by donating… Continue Reading “TFS 59 – Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany And My Problem With Shrinks”

Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany and My Problem With Shrinks (An Essay)

     In one of his recent videos, Scott Adams of Dilbert fame recounted an interesting episode from his career. He had had an epiphany. Delivered courtesy of one Bil Keane of Family Circus fame. The revelation was that Scott was a cartoonist’s cartoonist.… Continue Reading “Scott Adams’s Bil Keane Epiphany and My Problem With Shrinks (An Essay)”

TFS 57 – Notes on Transhumanism and ‘The Myth of Moscvabad’

Muh Essay: https://fractaljournal.com/2020/05/15/notes-on-transhumanism-an-essay-on-being/ FreedomAlternatives Vid:    Anatoly Karlin’s Article: https://www.unz.com/akarlin/myth-of-moskvabad/ Enjoy this post? – Please support the Journal (Paypal Link)

Notes On Transhumanism – An Essay on Being

No one gets a grip on living. The uncanny fact of existence is elusive. This is, no doubt, due to the transitory nature of mankind. How well can existence register in a mere eighty years? Are there any mortals that can pluck the flower… Continue Reading “Notes On Transhumanism – An Essay on Being”

TFS 54 – American Single Malts, Workin’ for a Livin’, Muh Millenials, and YouTube Bric a Brac

It takes Courage and Conviction to keep this shitty caterpillar squatting above my upper lip till June. While we’re at it let’s explore the shibboleth of ‘workin’ for a livin’. Ah, dear yet more tedious observations regarding Millenials to contend with. All this while… Continue Reading “TFS 54 – American Single Malts, Workin’ for a Livin’, Muh Millenials, and YouTube Bric a Brac”