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Our Optimism (a clarification)

Nietzsche affirmed that the pessimism of his culture was derived from a feeling that the world no longer had the value that it used to be thought to have had. 247 more words

Philosophy

THE MYSTIFICATION

The veils shrouding our civilisation are part system-constructed masks and part mists created by mystifications. Our perception of the system from within the system is created by a complex network of players. 327 more words

Philosophy

Keeping it Real...

“My perspective is that you should be IN the world but not OF the world.”
– Dave Davies, Musician

It seems fair to say that at times, it is difficult, at best, to be in the world, and not of it. 583 more words

Contemplation

PUSHING THE BRICK FROM THE WALL: EDUCATION IN THE PRAGMATIC DREAM

Pragmatism stands opposed to all Utopias. In place of aspirations for something better and other dreams of human progress, it offers and breeds its own Pragmatic Dream. 946 more words

Philosophy

TOP TIPS FOR HELPING YOUR AUTISTIC CHILD COPE WITH CHANGE ...

We all know the scenario only too well.  You have planned everything, your child knows what is happening and then you have to change the plans.  836 more words

BEING IN THE WORLD

DIVISION AND LACK: OUR ANTI-HUMAN CONDITION

Race, religion, nationality and gender are all ideological/identity forming forces that contribute to the segregation and annihilation of humanity. Subsequently the human condition could easily be defined by division and lack: the division into anti-human identities and the continuous yearning for what is lacking that stimulates and/or is stimulated from that division. 586 more words

Philosophy

Photos and notes

Series on Arches watercolour paper. These are photos I’ve been preparing for display on Etsy. It took a long time to get the “creamy-ness” of the paper. 275 more words

Art