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Easily Distracted

In politics, some voting mainly counts on the “no better option” option, in which the same sponsor, in a simplified form, would qualify two candidates, the bad and the worst, both promising that sponsor of fulfilling their plan, both are but pawns in the bigger picture and practically dust in the wind to the whole image. 58 more words

July

Paradoxes

WHAT THE TORTOISE SAID TO ACHILLES

For some background, in 1895, Lewis Carroll wrote this paradox in the philosophical journal, Mind. Carroll is so wonderfully wacky, and I love the intersection of math and logic that he worked on. 338 more words

General

Change us without changing me.

Sometimes all the help we want is to keep disfunction at bearable levels.

To put an absolute end to disfunction involves changes in the relationship dynamics that are so big that can’t possibly be unilateral. 36 more words

Inner Warriors

Paradoxes

It truly is bizarre to feel the range of emotions in grief and how quickly these feelings can dramatically change at any given time.
The paradox of emotions felt this morning of high elation that there is a new life to look forward too and celebrating my granddaughter coming, today at her baby shower. 411 more words

Fullness not Moderation = Life and Freedom

The real trouble with this world of ours is not that it is an unreasonable world, nor even that it is a reasonable one. The commonest kind of trouble is that it is nearly reasonable, but not quite.

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Christianity

If it looks obvious, look again.

The wolf often dresses the lamb’s skin and the lamb dresses the wolf’s.

Human Nature

perspective from an introverted porch light

Opalescent urbanscape.
Birds of peace morph to shimmering,
color-flittering,
birds of prey.

We found the supernatural
in the least imposing 
of places.

Willie Watt
7/5/14

Poetry