Category Archives: Philosophy

45 Seconds and Out: When The Hot Topic at the #Oscars is Suicide

Last night, when Graham Moore accepted his award for Adapted Screenplay, he spoke movingly about his own teen-age suicide attempt: “Alan Turing never got to stand up on a stage like this and look out on all these disconcertingly attractive … Continue reading

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The #Oscars: It’s About Having a Place in History

Once you’re nominated for an Oscar, you and your film have a firm place in cinema history; it may be a small corner of the universe, but as we learned in BIRDMAN  or (The Unexpected Virtue of Whatever), it’s about … Continue reading

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Midway Between Life and Death

I find myself, halfway between the celebration of John Lennon’s birth and the anniversary of his mourning, listening a lot to, right now, LENNON LEGEND, John Lennon IMAGINE and John & Yoko’s MILK & HONEY – specifically because I wanted … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Pot’s Place in Culture, from the inside

It started out as a “cool” thing to do.  By 1970, when I left high school and home, pot had been underground for generations.  Jazz musicians and their cohorts had been smoking for 50 years and more, when I joined … Continue reading

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I just don’t know how to begin again

So why am I not writing?  It’s not as if I don’t have anything to say; I have plenty to say, I have no themes. I was thwarted on the Death blog, first by electronic fumbling from the other side, … Continue reading

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The Notebooks of Walker of Worlds: On Ultimate Reality

2014.0630 13:56 Tat Tvam Asi – thou art that “Ultimate reality is at once transcendent and immanent.G∞D is the Creator and Sustainer of the world;yet the Kingdom of G∞D is within us, as a mode of consciousness underlying, so to … Continue reading

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The Notebooks of Walker of Worlds: Deep Calls to Deep

2014.0610  14:02 ‘Who was it said, “A diary is the last place you should go if you  wish to seek the truth about a person”?’ 2014.0623 13:10 “Remembrance (by which you make present to your mind what actually is absent … Continue reading

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