Published by admin on February 24, 2018

BAD FAITH

  A la one of my favorite Frenchmen (viva la France!) after Camus, that is– Sartre discussed the notion of “bad faith.”   What is bad faith? We were born into a world that already had a bunch of givens: how to behave how to live (though, ironically… not much of a manual for how…

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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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