Tag Archives: experience

April 1, 2013: The Not Even Ready For Bumper-Sticker Philosophy

Brought to you by Blah, Blah, Blah, a division of Book-in-a-Drawer Publications. Trademarked, copyrighted, imprinted, branded, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera. I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member. Groucho Marx Tough to type as my hands hurt from handling barbed-wire to repair a fence my neighbor’s horses have broken down. Of […]

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eThoughts : Sometimes I Doan Wanna Pay Attention Any More

Motivation. Hmmm. Sometimes I get lost. What are we doing exactly? I get survival. Seems like a way to keep a certain constancy. There’s some comfort in that. However, one problem with trying to maintain constancy in a dynamic environment is massive energy expenditure. Calorically, it can be a bad return on investment. Unless one […]

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eThoughts : Unfettered Awareness.

Recently I heard part of a discussion between some students about what appeared to be the nature of reality. In response to a student saying they saw the good in everything, another student replied, “Well, I’m realistic.” I blurted out, uninvited, “that doesn’t sound very realistic.” It seems to me that striving to be something […]

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eThoughts : December 1, 2008: Holiday Thoughts

This ought to be an interesting holiday season. The economy is somewhere in the tank with no obvious sign of recovery. War still wages. Belief is more powerful than ever, holding reign over other ways of creating and apprehending reality. It’s a slippery slope and gaining momentum—one foot is on the banana peel and the […]

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eThoughts : Politics, Voting, and Slogans

Super Tuesday is coming quickly and it’s time to do the preliminary casting of votes for President. Naturally, I’ve got some thoughts about that. I’m casting my vote at this time for Barack Obama. We’ll see what the fall brings. Here’s the way I see it: I gave the nod to Obama because I’m assuming […]

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