Monthly Archives: December 2019

Christmas

“He rules the world with truth and grace.” —Isaac Watts ++ “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” —Charles Dickens ++ “The Incarnation…illuminates and orders all other phenomena, explains both our laughter … Continue reading

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A guy bought his wife a beautiful diamond ring for Christmas. After hearing about this extravagant gift, a friend of his said, “I thought she wanted one of those sporty four-wheel-drive vehicles.” “She did,” he replied. “But where was I … Continue reading

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Friday

Brews You Can Use Bless the Varidesk. Bless work. Bless gin. Bless Jim Lowe. Allow me to tie that all together. I’ve previously pointed out that if, all is play, even work becomes play. Play occurs in that crucial EXISTENTIAL … Continue reading

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Thursday

The Flies Sartre’s play, The Flies, dramatizes the Greek legend of Orestes, a man who murders his mother and her husband. Normally, a person in Orestes’ situation would quake as he awaited divine punishment, but not Orestes. He rises above … Continue reading

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Cancel Netflix

https://twitter.com/hashtag/boycottnetflix?lang=en I’m not a big boycott guy, but Netflix has simply crossed the line too many times. And now a gay Jesus. And it’s Christmas. I ain’t gonna judge you if you don’t cancel, but: you can’t deprive yourself of … Continue reading

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Seattle’s homelessness crisis shows no sign of subsiding. Meanwhile, an agency tasked with tackling the issue spent taxpayer dollars on a strip show. @JasonRantzhttps://t.co/3pwG0NyQaG — Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) December 17, 2019 Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg … Continue reading

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Monday

More Sartre So what did Sartre say? Basically, he simply denied that we have any natural traits (i.e., essences, characteristics). Instead of such essences, Sartre said, we have existence, and that’s it. Our essences don’t really exist. At best, they … Continue reading

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It’s Friday the 13th. Avoid ladders, black cats and ridiculous superstitions. Bookmark it: del.icio.us | Reddit | Slashdot | Digg |

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Friday

Office Party Night Office party tonight. There’ll be a lot of drinking and, no doubt, the stereotypical office party drunken antics, including the woman who drinks too much, flirts outrageously with the boss, then goes home with him, leaving me … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Jean-Paul Sarte is also significant because his immense popularity offers further proof that there is something about existentialism that appeals to modern man. In 1945, after Sartre’s philosophy began to filter through Paris’ streets, he scheduled a public lecture. Although … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Born in 1966, I hit puberty as Jimmy Carter wound-down his presidency and I became an adult under Ronald Reagan. I spent a lot of time partying and acting ridiculously during high school and college, but toward the end of … Continue reading

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