Philosophy

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

The Year in Review

I feel compelled to review my year. After seeing all of the other sad “This Year in Review” commentary, I feel that they all fall short in many ways. The most specific failure in these reviews is that there is no mention of me, hence my need to bring my narcissistic viewpoint into focus for …

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I Got Nothin'

I am as miserable an old coot as the next miserable old coot, but I gotta wonder … does it really get anyone anywhere? We all try to manipulate our surroundings and to control the world wherein we live. But in all truth, is there any benefit? There are those of us, and I am …

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2014 – A Resolution

Often I find my brain chewing on a single thought – “What’s next?”. Deep thinking or meditating is something I occasionally engage in, but in all truth, I am more of a “doer” than a person that “think’s about doing”. In the past this has often resulted in disaster, as the mouth speaks before the …

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A New Path

Today I want to start down a new path. Rather than ramblings from my distant past, my intent is to be a bit more introspective. I started reading a book today called Writing Down the Bones. First couple of chapters were truly inspirational and seem to have arrived at a time in my life when …

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Finding a Rare Gem

Wow, just found my old blog whilst puttering around the internet. Isn’t technology just marvy. Rereading these old posts now, I realize the the world really needs my guidance more than ever. Why this very morning, I thinks to myself, I should write a book. So immediately, I Google for how to write a book. …

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The Ignorant Masses

Some thoughts on greco roman wrestling, young Serbian medical students, and the general mistreatment of the ignorant masses. So, here am I at this gig in the northern frontiers of New York State. They seem to have a plethora of young folks serving tables, feverishly polishing the bar stools, and generally trying to be quite …

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