Monthly Archives: December 2010

OK, where do I begin?

“It might be best to just spend time figuring out your own philosophy, and then, if you’re still interested, see which label it lines up with, if any. Philosophical positions tend to sound good on the surface, often equally so, … Continue reading

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is there anybody out there?

Hello one and all Was it you I used to know Can’t you hear me call On this old ham radio All I got to say I’m alive and feeling fine If you come my way You can share my … Continue reading

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mind-cleaning

‘Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.’ – Pablo Picasso Is it dust or something else which accumulates on our lives? More likely layers of regret, wishes and what-ifs. The open mind, undistracted by what current pop culture thinks … Continue reading

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could be my song

“…and all the friends that you once knew are left behind they kept you safe and so secure amongst the books and all the records of your lifetime…” (Nick Drake/Hazey Jane II)

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Hermann Hesse speaks about/for “me”

“It was the self, the purpose and essence of which I sought to learn. It was the self, I wanted to free myself from, which I sought to overcome. But I was not able to overcome it, could only deceive … Continue reading

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Anti-social Networking

After several (failed?) attempts at “blogging”; LiveJournal, Yahoo!360 and Vox, I chose WordPress on nothing more than a whim. I don’t anticipate having any greater success at developing online relationships (or whatever you call them) than I did elsewhere. As I … Continue reading

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Reading Interrupted

Finishing page 128 of ‘Slan’ by A.E. van Vogt I began to read the top of the next page only to discover it was number 161. Huh?! Seems I obtained a bad copy where pages 129-160 are missing and pages … Continue reading

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