Philosophy

My thoughts and insights on the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence.

The Needs of the Many

Philosophical thought(s) for the day come from Mister Spock. I herein assemble a number of seemingly disconnected quotes from multiple Star Trek episodes into a general life philosophy. He’s dead now Jim – so he cannot sue me. “The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, for without followers, evil cannot spread. …

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Homey Don’t Play Dat

Since the beginning of time, people have sworn oaths or made promises that they have not understood and have not had the slightest intention of keeping. Why izzat? In this bloggers humble opinion, it is a simple case of the ends justifying the means. No one starts out thinking they are doing the wrong thing. …

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I Smell a Rat

I grew up in a region that was known as the leather and glove capital of the world. It is often said that no one wants to know how the sausage is made. Well, I can assure you that no one wants to know how leather is made. Thankfully, I never worked in the leather …

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Why Do You Drink?

Sometimes we need to be saved from the emotional turmoil that is caused by the disease called “life”. Or perhaps that is what we have always done and will always do. We fill our days with activities that take our minds off the fact that we are gradually decaying blobs of biological material. Work, hobbies, …

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I’ll Fly Away

Why are we all so focused on getting the hell out of here? Somehow we always believe that the grass is greener somewhere other than where we currently are. This thought is blathered about endlessly in songs both secular and religious. I feel I must express opinions on several such songs Escape (The Pina Colada …

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