Category Archives: coping

(When I was 58 …)

[An old draft entry that I just checked for errors and then inadvertently published for the very first time.  58 would make this ca. 2013 or so.  So view it as something ‘historical’.] Salvete, qui legunt – I am 58 … Continue reading

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Contrary Old Nature Consuming Me

Salvete, quicumque legātis – The one thing we know the Universe likes is friction. Collisions, mutations, heat, stress, movement of life, consumption of life by life – it seems to me the broad essential link is movement and conflict, whether … Continue reading

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Felix est quem ….

Participating in our present age’s revival of Stoicism, I have often had occasion to ask myself: How in the world can I, arguably an abject slave of pleasure and indolence, a rattle-headed, timid, and puerile old do-nothing, how can I … Continue reading

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Salvete, qui legunt – At present I find myself with three blogs, in effect – this one on Blogger here, http://iohannkn.blogspot.com/;   my WordPress one https://iohannkn.wordpress.com/  (a left-over from Microsoft’s personal pages days);   and now a shared one, the Redwood Stoa site … Continue reading

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