Tag Archives: Existence

Thought For the Day: I Am Grateful For What I Am and Have. My Thanksgiving Is Perpetual.

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite – only a sense of existence. Well, anything for variety. I am ready to try this … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Segregation of the Spiritual Life From the Practical Life Is A Curse That Falls Impartially Upon Both Sides of Our Existence

“The segregation of the spiritual life from the practical life is a curse that falls impartially upon both sides of our existence.” – Lewis Mumford, in Faith for the Living “

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Reflections On Dorian Gray VI: Tethered Leashes

Reflections On Dorian Gray VI: Tethered Leashesby Michael DoyleA slit-throat bloodied scarf knows its sacrilegeAs Dorian’s portrait holds his stains like privilegeHiding what’s done in the waters by the river bankIt offers little good to say about position and rankUntil … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Welfare’s Purpose Should Be To Eliminate, As Far As Possible, the Need For Its Own Existence

“Welfare’s purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.” – Ronald Reagan

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First Principles: The General Principles On Which the Fathers Achieved Independence Were the General Principles of Christianity

“The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity. I will avow that I then believed, and now believe, that those general principles of Christianity are as eternal and immutable as the existence and … Continue reading

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In Our Persistence

A fascinating presentation on cognition and how we’re all allegedly living in some sort of a shared hallucination that we call reality, led to this… In Our Persistence by Michael Doyle As I sit there listening My neurons sparkling and … Continue reading

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Nervous Man In A Four Dollar Room

Nervous Man In A Four Dollar Room by Michael Romani Jackie Rhoades stumbles into age thirty four Like a blemished dot behind the cheap hotel’s door While some men leave a mark of fragmentary existence All Jackie has are traces … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Time Is A Fluid Condition

“Time is a fluid condition which has no existence except in the momentary avatars of individual people. There is no such thing as was — only is. If was existed, there would be no grief or sorrow. I like to … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Weekly Photo Challenge – Texture

Existence In Balance – Cyclical Spin Vortex  

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