"Philosophy" Blogs & Blog Posts

Forms Most BeautifulForms Most Beautiful

Generally speaking, I think that we there is a lot of nonsense in the world...

 
Loose moorings; Liveaboard Life In Victoria HarbourLoose moorings; Liveaboard Life In Victoria Harbour

Loose moorings is a personal journey in alternative living on the water, in...

 
Blunt & DisorderlyBlunt & Disorderly

Reflections on religion, science politics and human rights from a liberal p...

 
Three Beautiful ThingsThree Beautiful Things

Every day I write about three things that have amused or delighted me.

 
ParacademiaParacademia

Academic news from a researcher in psychology of religion

 
Notes from a roomNotes from a room

Literary writing and quotes.

 
Thinking Out AloudThinking Out Aloud

A blog of book reviews, occasional film reviews and posts on matters of int...

 


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The blog title is a truism that was popular in 78 or so, stuck up for inspiration in offices everywhere. The seventies was an odd decade. Aren’t they all I suppose? Truism or no, got through the reconstructive surgery today with no complications so...

And away we go, the gentle reader thought Covid-19 was bad this spring, they ain’t seen nothing yet. Trump has pretty much abdicated from actually running the country, and completely abdicated on doing anything about the pandemic. Most state go...

I spent a lot of time today trying to decide what to write about. Mortality, amazing thing. I might be blogging for decades. These might be my last few blogs. Actually, life’s always like that, but we pretend otherwise because it’s far more beara...

Afghan women in different decadesSource:I was reading a book, a good book, on the application of ordinary language philosophy to literary theory (yes, I am that nerdy) and I came across the following passage:I have (of course) nothing against the fun...

After Skool illustrated this talk by Alan Watts on how easy it is to live in your own head and build a reality that is disconnected from the present moment. About two minutes in, he gives a very good example of what he means. — Read the rest...

The vote counting has continued, it’s too close to call yet. So far my prediction about the election has been on the money. I predicted Trump would declare he won, and use the Supreme Court to install himself for a second term. And that’s precise...

Source.One of the fundamental, persistent, claims of wisdom traditions is that to be wise one must seek to not deceive oneself. That unsparing knowledge of oneself is a key element in wisdom.We live in societies of ever-expanding evolutionary novelty...