A logical fallacy given we will always be limited by our lack of knowledge? Or should the statement be seen in a logical vacuum where all illogical arguments have been removed? I would imagine the latter, the problem being we rarely work in logical vacuum conditions (read science). My philosophy teacher is sorely missed

In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move. – Henry Rollins Suddenly it’s there again – Spring. There are of course gentle signs, like the light extending into the evening, waking up to the twitter of birds (or in my case cackling hens from my neighbor). And then, like today, you find a Continue Reading

Also known as the day Julius Caesar was assassinated. Tyrant or Genius? The debate continues, but 15th of March remains a day forever associated with treachery. Et tu, Brute? much hasn’t change

It’s one of the earliest Latin quotes I recall from my history lessons. The quote is what Cato the Elder finished – without exception – all his speeches with, in the Roman Senate. The infamous words left their imprint and not long after Cato had breathed his last breath, Carthage was indeed destroyed (146 BC). Continue Reading

“I already know what’s wrong with you. You’re unhappy. You’re isolated. You think you’re the cause of this unhappiness and are unworthy of affection so you’ve few friends. Recently you lost something you think very important. Your lover, your faith, your family, or all three. You blame yourself for this, so it makes you neurotic, Continue Reading

“First, all I could see was this beautiful face, this beautiful girl’s face; like a white, slightly luminous mask, swimming detachedly against enfolding darkness. As if a little private spotlight of its own was trained on it from below. It was so beautiful and so false, and I seemed to know it so well, and Continue Reading

A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ….Enough money within her control to move out…And rent a place of her own even if she never wants to or needs to… A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE ….Something perfect to wear if the employer or date of her dreams wants to See Her in an hour… A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE …A Continue Reading

Someone told me once, “darling, looks at it like this….It’s just another opportunity for growth”. I have to say I pondered long and hard and like the Greeks using mantras to help them along the path to enlightenment, I started to ponder on this whenever life took a rough turn. Opportunity for growth, opportunity for Continue Reading

“It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable.” ~ Seneca ~~~ It is undoubtedly time to continue with the next great philosopher, Seneca of course. Although my anger has dissipated greatly it flared up for a brief moment yesterday. On that note, I must take another look at that post I wrote earlier Continue Reading

Mae West once reportedly said… “The score never interested me, only the game.” Well said as so many of her other I-don’t-give-a-damn quotes… Now it brought back memories of a job interview I once did. This was when I was young, marginally pretty with too much wits for a largely inexperienced life (the youth is Continue Reading