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19 06, 2016

RETURN OF THE UNDEAD FOUNDING FATHER FORCE

By |June 19th, 2016|Hamlet, Lollipop, Myth, Politics|0 Comments

Ancient Chinese Wisdom
The fundamental error I am on the edge of understanding concerns attachment to immediate outcomes at the expense of future outcomes. Not simply future outcomes, but outcomes that by their remove from the present serve as exemplars of what we might call eternal principle.

This premise explains why gardening has been from the start the primary […]

15 05, 2015

Sketch Toward a Typology of Atheism

By |May 15th, 2015|Hamlet, Lollipop, Musings|1 Comment

1. Your typical atheist: Here is the atheist too dumb and inattentive to even witness, much less be amazed by, the hyper-complex beauty of physical, biological and socio-psychological existence. There is, according to his crude view, nothing so mysterious to understand and nothing so beautiful to stand in awe of. Having no *sense* for the […]

4 09, 2014

Notes from the Front #5:
Operation Annotate Hamlet

By |September 4th, 2014|Hamlet, Musings, Myth|0 Comments

Things have cooled somewhat from my meteoric arrival over in the Lit Genius area of Genius.com, as I’ve revealed myself to be both tenaciously long-winded and peculiarly insightful into Tragic Prince. I feel as if I’m on an initiatic journey through the play, though in this moment I’m suddenly struck by how auto-correct would have […]

13 08, 2014

Elvis has left the building.

By |August 13th, 2014|Hamlet, Musings, Video|0 Comments

So here’s something: I remember when the deaths of famous people touched me in a deep way, as if their lives marked the meaning of my life. Apparently I’ve changed, but I’m not sure how. Perhaps it is that for me those people are in a sense already dead, and immortal. That clip of Robin […]

23 07, 2014

Reason to the Dane

By |July 23rd, 2014|Hamlet, Politics|0 Comments

Over the last couple days I’ve begun contributing my comments to annotations on Hamlet Act I Scene ii. Reading the annotations there I am reminded once again that we humans can only interpret events according to the worldview we have.

This observation used to occur to me regularly as I considered astrology and students of […]