Category Archives: Philosophy

Posts which have more of a philosophical bent and ask probing questions of our society, culture, and/or spiritual/religious structures.

The (Non-existant) War on Christmas

There is no war on Christmas. Never was. The whole thing is a myth perpetuated by the extremists on the far right. (Note, also, that these are the same people who scream that they have the right to say and … Continue reading

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Mother Gaia Sums it Up

NOTE: The following illustration is not my work. I do not immediately recall where I saw this, originally. If it is your work, and you want me to remove it, please contact me and I will remove it at once. … Continue reading

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Declaration of Intent (10 Month Progress Report)

Back on 2 January, again on 11 March, and, finally, 1 May, I posted a list of Declarations (read: New Year’s Resolutions) and several updates. I think NYR are fine, but, most people take them to be something of a … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: House of Commons of the United Kingdom

From Wikipedia (House of Commons of the United Kingdom) The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which also comprises the Sovereign and the House of Lords (the upper house). Both Commons and … Continue reading

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On Hiatus

We here (meaning me) have decided to put this blog on hiatus for a time (probably till the end of this month) to recharge my creative batteries. I will be posting new Open Thread Thursday’s, as usual, so there will … Continue reading

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If I were to write a Constitution

Were I to write a Constitution, as a founding document of a country, I’d base it on the US Constitution. It would be clearly stated that the nation would be a secular nation, founded on no one religious doctrine and … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July Weekend

It’s the Fourth of July weekend here in the States. When we celebrate our independence from Britain and the beginning of America. Ah, patriotism. Fireworks. Hot dogs. Apple pie. American flags streaming from every household and flag pole. We celebrate … Continue reading

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Failure

Failure is a wonderful thing. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I don’t like to fail. I just do it so often, I’ve gotten to be an expert. And that’s really all I have to say. EDITORS NOTE: This post was … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

A bucket list is a list of activities (usually one hundred or so) you want to do before you die. Everyone should have a bucket list. Here’s my list of thirty things I want to do before I die, in … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Acceptance

If you ask a minority, “What does acceptance mean to you?”, you might get a few varying responses. To a religious minority, say, a Wiccan in a predominantly Christian culture, acceptance might mean no proselytizing, as her family and friends … Continue reading

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