Monthly Archives: February 2008

How things even out

I find Jack Handey brilliant and hilarious. Here is his latest essay on how things even out. (Perhaps the funniest line is a sleeper: “Even in the afterlife things probably even out, although I can’t imagine how.” Why do you … Continue reading

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An attempt at poetry

Listen: I know I’m not a poet, but what’s the point of blogging if you can’t throw an amateur attempt out there once in a while? Here goes: A reason for the aliens When the aliens in their shimmery green … Continue reading

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Spelling Neitsche, er, Nietszche, er…

Mildly amusing link.

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Borges quote

A recent commenter offered this stunning speculation on the nature of aesthetics by Jorge Luis Borges: “Music, states of happiness, mythology, faces belabored by time, certain twilights and certain places try to tell us something, or have said something we … Continue reading

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Nietzsche overture

Well, I have put the Spinoza/Nietzsche book on the back burner for now. I have found that bashing religion with arguments makes me unhappy, so I’ll let it alone. I’ll work full-force instead on a book on Nietzsche, which was … Continue reading

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