Category Archives: living

Some Movement (re prior blog entry, ‘Stereotypes’)

Salvete, qui legentes — Just after I’d posted the blog entry ‘Stereotypes’ the other day, the news came out that the attack in San Bernardino was indeed politically and religiously motivated — although strangely targeted.  It’s apparently the same old … Continue reading

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Ah, Give Me the Cold War …

In the 1960s, poised beneath the uncertain nuclear stalemate between the USA and USSR, there continued to be hope for universal peace — the hoped-for product of World War II.  The First World War’s “never again!” notion had gone to … 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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The Fudged Edges of Office Work Information

Petty rant: about Normal People, office management, and the craziness that mid-managers arrive at: Long ago I learned that while it was a heinous sin at work to be inaccurate on your timesheet, it was even worse to be accurate. … Continue reading

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OUTBURST

I know, I know. I’m relatively feeble; I’m too sensitive, and not too sharp. AND – worst of all! – I’m spoiled; I’ve “had it too easy”. That is all I ever hear from Right-wingers, Left-wingers, hot-shots, malcontents, as well … Continue reading

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"The Muse: Love Profaned…" [Very good blog-entry by Mike Hoffman, March 28, 2013]

Mike Hoffman, March 28, 2013: The Muse: Love Profaned…:   There are dangers inherent in living in the Technosphere.  Right now, the Technosphere involves three things: people (you), Money and Machin…

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