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Human attitudes towards the sea untangled by Conrad.

“For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore) have professed to fell for it, for all the celebrations it had been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man.   278 more words


Kurtz and the Silence of the Horror

The echo of Kurtz’s final words resonates clearer and louder than ever. The horror. The horror. The last whispers of the charismatic and ruthless leader are the seal over the experience of the absurd violence ruling human existence. 672 more words


Quote of the Day

There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.

Joseph Conrad


The Glow in the Gathering Darkness

“…to Marlow the meaning of an episode was not inside like a kernel but outside, enveloping the tale which brought it out only as a glow brings out a haze.”

Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness


2 weeks in Taiwan, Singapore, and the Maldives on miles and points

Here’s a quick writeup on my recent trip to the Maldives.  Maybe one day, I’ll do like all the other bloggers and split it up to 10 different posts with pictures of each day.   1,653 more words


Feed Me...Ok? And If You Don't, I'll Do It Myself.

This is Conrad. A lovable, cuddly, and understanding canine friend. He belongs to a friend of ours, but we love having him at our house when his owner is away. 235 more words


Why is Autism a Disorder?

My son CJ has Autism Spectrum Disorder. I think the word Disorder is misplaced in this diagnosis however. A better description would be Autism Spectrum Difference, or Autism Spectrum Diversity or even just Autism Spectrum Diagnosis. 228 more words