Philosophy

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

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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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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