Tag Archives: existentialism

Externally, We Swim In the Same Ocean, but…

Winter                                              Waning Moon of the Cold Month “Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment and learn again to exercise his will — his personal responsibility.” – Albert Schweitzer Schweitzer was a favorite of both my mother and my … Continue reading

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The Self

Samhain                                                   Waxing Thanksgiving Moon Woollies at Stefan’s house tonight.  Bill, Frank, Warren, Stefan, Scott, Tom, Mark, me.  Paul was there for a bit before he left to have dinner with his daughter Clare. Topic tonight was what role a higher … Continue reading

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Oh, You’re So Pragmatic.

Summer                                    Full Strawberry Moon “My experience is what I agree to attend to.” – William James Pragmatism and pragmatists are an original American (US) contribution to the history of Western philosophy.  Since I can’t get my hands around it well, … Continue reading

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The Self & The Other

Beltane                                Waxing Strawberry Moon Finally, some sun.  That’s good for the bees, good for the veggies and good for the spirit. I collect articles on certain subjects:  art, aesthetics, philosophy, political theory, modernism, individualism for instance.  Over the last few … Continue reading

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