The Physics of Common Sense

I am re-posting this piece as it appears to have slipped through the net. Enjoy!   Validating one’s moment to moment experience is an important thing. It underpins our sense of identity, and has the power to either reinforce or destroy relationships, and I refer to all interrelationships with others. When our individual integrity is […]

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The Science of Common Sense

Validating one’s moment to moment experience is an important thing. It underpins our sense of identity, and has the power to either reinforce or destroy relationships, and I refer to all interrelationships with others. When our individual integrity is called into question a pivotal moment is created in which evaluative decisions are to be made, […]

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Ploughing Through Life

Life can feel a whole lot like shovelling snow sometimes. It’s cold, wet, and unforgiving. You need to push really hard against it to make any real headway, and all it really does is create obstacles in what should preferably be a clear and unhindered path. Why do we often make life so hard for […]

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Friday-itis.

Life can be a stupidly peculiar old thing. It never ceases to surprise me. The assholes of the world are somehow absolved from time to time by a never ending streak of creativity that cracks at the air like a bull-whip when you least expect it, sending you either teetering on the brink of some […]

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Yāska – Of Wise Men

“You have my full attention. The river of knowledge runs Wide and deep. Words mingle In amongst the fishes; scaling Depths that know no shiver Of doubt or remorse. Winged Syllables fill the air with resonant Compulsion; to breathe forth Lamenting changes in the blossoms Of the trees. Cranes digest nouns, And phrases are borne […]

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Rescue Part 2

This is a continuation of my previous post ‘Rescue Part 1’. As I see it rescue and compassion are two different things. The position of rescuer requires a willing participant to be rescued. Every assailant needs a victim, so by putting your frame of reference within that of the role of victim then your only […]

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