Category Archives: Personal Life

Ultimate love

Let’s have a quick thought experiment. Think about love. What makes it profound? What makes it worthwhile? What makes one love more significant, or, dare I say, real, than other kinds of love? People often say, “You can’t love a … Continue reading

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Frederick William Robertson and My Favorite Quote

It is an awful moment when the soul begins to find that the props upon which it has blindly rested are, many of them, rotten, and begins to suspect them all; when it begins to feel the nothingness of many … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Faith and Induction

If the problem of induction tells us that we are not justified in establishing law-like relations in science, then upon what do we base our certainty that the sun will “rise” tomorrow, or that magnetic poles of opposite charge will … Continue reading

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Convincing? I don’t think so! (There’s irony afoot…)

Music playing at the moment: Moonface (w/Siinai)- “Quickfire, I Tried” – Heartbreaking Bravery – Jagjaguwar (2012). http://moonface.ca/ (Skip ahead to the squiggles to get right to the purpose of the post if you don’t give a shit about all this…) … Continue reading

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Wine and regret

Love – It is very much like a bottle of wine, my friend. When the bottle is full, it is filled with passion and excitement because it still possesses its essence. You drink of it, and drink of it still, … Continue reading

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A conversation between my professor and I…

Fellow Philosophers, So as I adjust to a very diminished work load, and actually have some time to tend to various obligations that have been put off for some months, I have recently begun my study of “life’s meaning” in … Continue reading

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Ode to friends

I have been listening to this song for a couple of weeks and felt especially selfish keeping it all to myself. Here are the lyrics… I’ve seen the end All I have loved had broke and won’t mend. Call in … Continue reading

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Burglars, or ghosts?

The sun was out and a tremendous crowd waded belly-high in the shallow waters near the aft port side of the massive vessel. It must have been well over 100 feet high at the railing that I dangled from. Swinging … Continue reading

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Metaphor of Ships

Friends and philosophers, I apologize for being so dilatory with my posts, but the fact is that as finals approach, deadlines must be met, papers submitted, and study guides created and memorized. It’s a whirlwind process that surely you’re all … Continue reading

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Protected: Oh man…. this is hard

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