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Failure to Offend


A black comedian on the radio this morning was lamenting that he was finding it hard to offend white people. Apparently calling us “crackers” wasn’t working so he tried “honkey”, “whitey” and “cornbread.” Nothing. 166 more words

The mundane aspects of this world are inert; as they are a manufactured component of our perception as humans. What we perceive, with the capacity of which we are given, is simply a fabrication of what there is to be. 158 more words



I feel that I am somewhat at a crossroads – I have been working part-time (casual) for a while, in the things I love – Writing, some Screen and Content writing, and also some Business Analysis. 153 more words


Why We Seek Truth but Will Never Know It Fully

Humans are made up of a certain type of duality: free will and limitation (self-direction and fate). The free will comes from consciousness and limitation from physical existence. 768 more words


The Way of Chuang Tzu by Zhuangzi, Thomas Merton (translator)

The Way of Chuang Tzu by Zhuangzi
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

After finishing and enjoying “Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings” I was still hungry for more Taoist writings. 120 more words


How Popular Music Supports Thinking About the Big Stuff: Nirvana and k.d. lang

As a teacher in the Los Angeles public schools for over 10 years, and a college instructor of philosophy for as many, I have run the gamut of attitudes about thinking. 1,029 more words