Published by admin on June 29, 2017

Why Relationship Advice is Crap

  I once consulted the I Ching for a reading with a friend of mine. We both “asked” the online app the same question, and to my astonishment, we got completely different answers. The question: is having casual sex good for me? But it kinda made sense. His journey was moving into a more soulful…

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Published by admin on June 16, 2017

Be a Weirdo

  I’ve been struggling lately. That whole “what am I doing with my life” thing that rears its head not infrequently. Am I being realistic? As I put more years under my belt, my perspective has become life is too short to be engaged in stuff that isn’t part of my path. So, just a…

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Published by admin on June 13, 2017

Sex: A Cheap Imitation of Eros

Sex is cheap. There, I said it. And, I’ll say it again: Sex. Is. Cheap. We see so many images of the feminine everywhere. Magazines. Commercials. Holiday parties… and it’s all cheap, cheap, cheap. A cheap imitation. Of what, you ask? Eros. I used to see women walking around in their form-fitting clothing, and it…

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Published by admin on June 9, 2017

I don’t want to be a hamster

  I was just outside, having a smoke, thinking.   I was listening to the sounds– passing cars, birds chirping, a washing machine washing.   But I couldn’t separate the sounds from my “knowledge” of those sounds. I couldn’t experience those sounds as merely sounds; they are always sounds that mean something.   The whooshing…

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Published by admin on June 3, 2017

The boy who was afraid to use emojis

There were emojis before there were emojis. We just did them, you know, without having to have a fancy millennial word attached.   Take the smiley face, for example. Just a simple round line and two dots.   When I was in middle school, I would watch girls write notes to each other; almost inevitably,…

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Published by admin on June 2, 2017

Maybe

  I told you it was about freedom, but that’s only half the story.   Maybe it’s not that you’ll smother me or take my freedom; but that in submitting to your love,  I’ll be annihilated.   Maybe the me you’ll slay isn’t the real me,  but the imposter posing as me. Maybe.   www.alexobed.com…

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