Category: Philosophy

Why History? Why Learning?

So, I stumbled across the Shindo Renmei. An interesting group that sprang out of an interesting set of circumstances. It is a peculiarity in the truest sense of the word. Absolutely dependent on the specifics of its time and place. That is the case…

Under Construction – Up Since Three

I sit staring at a hotel curtain. The pattern reminds me of birch trees. Beyond are some Loblolly pines and Carolina starlight. The room has that new plaster smell that reminds me of the apartment I stayed at while working at a fiberglass plant….

Milk-Bar Clausewitzes

It’s been 15 years since ‘Team America World Police’ taught us the meaning of patriotism.  It’s heartening to see that the seeds of freedom it planted continue to blossom in the hearts of keyboard warriors across this brave land of ours. I decided to…

Catch Phrases (Poem)

  All the well wishers came by again All the tales Came by to sigh again When all else fails If there’s a dreary rain They’ll fill your sails With hot air again Transported past all ails All along the main Yea, the well…

2008

Is there really any reason for it? Are there any less raw resources? Any less technique with which to harness them? Any serious collapse in enforceable contracts? Why then does it collapse? Its corpse choking the destitute and enriching the powerful. What bizzare miseries…

Rosa Ma Rie (Poem)

Rosemary Rosemary What did you find At the end of the sea Was it the same As the start From whence we came Destroy your heart Rosemary Rosemary Drop a leaf Change by degree Seasons teeth Masticate Matters dull Spirit liberate From the lull…

Solipsism (Poem)

I get tired of explaining myself To myself By myself In a neverending plot Of funhouse mirrors The you in me Is I You see The more I try To look outside I observe myself walk by There is nowhere to hide From this…