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Riding Free

Its like you’re throwing away your canoe and oars and are riding the waves of emptiness. Its scary at first, you’ve no control. You feel vulnerable and completely without knowledge of where you are going, or even where you are. 133 more words


Vanishing Point: Don Draper and the Desert of the "Real Thing"

Smile, smile, smile . . . Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth. – Jean Baudrillard, America

The Mad Men series finale opened with an unexpected sequence of images: a dry lakebed, a car zooming by, and Don in dusty goggles behind the wheel. 1,863 more words


the construct

OLD NOTEBOOKS: East Anglia: A group arrives at the mall coffee shop sorts out the chairs, a few remarks, laughter; look at the menu the waitress comes over. 525 more words

The 'now' Moment

Concept of Self and No-Self from the Buddhist Perspective alongside other Anthropologies

Written by Robin Velasco


The study of the self and non-self is critical to understanding Buddhist and other anthropologies. From the understanding of self emanates many different ways of thinking, behavior and way of life. 3,832 more words

Events That Lead to Now (Otherwise Known as "The Past")

You can call me Vand Holder. The name is not real, but everything I’m writing about is. I’m at a crisis point in my life, and I feel the need to talk about what’s going through my head. 1,836 more words



POSTCARD #119: Bangkok: The Thai new year came and went and it happened I had to go for a medical, nothing important I thought, but the doc said I had high blood pressure and gave me all kinds of pills to take. 553 more words

The 'now' Moment