Category Archives: earth

A BRAVE ‘NOVEL’ WORLD

Notwithstanding all the apparent benefits of globalization, and the civilization that spawned it, we have also laid the the foundation and created the conditions for the real possibility of our own demise, as one crippling, novel virus leads inexorably to … Continue reading

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Embodiment, Ecstasy, Emptiness

Over the past number of decades, the West has been inundated by philosophical concepts pouring over us from the East. One idea we have grabbed hold of like a life-preserver is the concept of Emptiness.

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By DA Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing…after they have exhausted all other possibilities.– Winston Churchill/Apocryphal When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a … Continue reading

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The American Spirit and the Russian Soul

The American Spirit was founded upon a false and troubling premise: that competition and winning, a.k.a., conquest, is the royal road to happiness. In fact just the reverse seems to be the case for the great majority of peoples, and … Continue reading

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Am I A Butterfly?

Somewhere there are still peoples and herds, but not with us, my brethren: here there are states. A state? What is that? Well! open now your ears unto me, for now will I say unto you my word concerning the … Continue reading

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