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The purpose of life is to live. I cannot remember a beginning – it is as though I’ve been here eternally. I fear death because I cannot comprehend eternity ending. We are time, fearful of itself. We are surrounded by … Continue reading
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Sometimes the brain follows some pretty strange paths. Some are outright dangerous. You have to watch over your brain! But who is doing the watching?!!
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Just got my camera in yesterday. Filming will commence as soon as I read the owner’s manual… The enigma is not the meaning of life, but how to proceed once you (think you) know what it is. I will be posting … Continue reading
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What is life without a brain like? Does it move with blissful equanimity? Or does it feel frustratingly on the verge of something?
Wash Out Your Mouth!
Below I copied a quote in response to the final question in Optimistic Musings: – If you couldn’t use the word God, what word would you use? Christian piety makes a strange image of the object of devotion, “Jesus Christ, … Continue reading
What is the point of defining/seeking truth in like of the Hsi-Westbrook Theory of Wrongness? I think that this answer can also be divided, similarly to words/concepts, into the practical (literal) and the philosophical. The response will contradict itself. The … Continue reading
Coming or Going
Is she looking towards me? Or turning away? To me – her gesture sums up life.
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The Future of the American Dream
This is an article I just read in The Nation which reflects many of the concerns and values in The Age of Humanity and proposes a socio-economic approach to kick America forward. http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090525/greider
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