Category Archives: Various life philosophies

Imposition

This idea of so much control by men. Of women, and their public appearance. How it is driven by religion, or culture as reinforced by religion. This concept of “public decency” being referenced to how women present. If considered too … Continue reading

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Get Over Myself

From Somebody to Love? by Grace Slick, with Andrea Cagan (1998): I see this life as a portrait that is mine to manifest in my own way, a universe of pictures we trade with each other as kids trade baseball … Continue reading

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Referent

From Somebody to Love? by Grace Slick, with Andrea Cagan (1998): Unfortunately, there’s this hard-to-squelch part of me that comes off like some ninety-year-old Ozark ruffian determined to guard her illegal gin mills to the death. Is it genetics? Environment? … Continue reading

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Need for Satan

She said, as an atheist: It is easier to address evil. No Devil to blame. One sees it in people. Nothing to fall back on. Maybe not. When faced with evil, and when opposing evil, one is guarding against one’s … Continue reading

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Some Version of Rigidity

From Somebody to Love? by Grace Slick, with Andrea Cagan (1998). Recounting living across from a Catholic school in San Francisco, 1945: Directly across the street was St. Brendan’s Catholic school, and I felt sorry for those kids, all having … Continue reading

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Peter and Gordon: Stranger With A Black Dove

But in the shadow of the night You won’t see what I am like I’m the one who’ll take you where you’re going I’m a river that is going across your land I’m a stranger with a black dove in … Continue reading

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Imprint

All this person/situation/interaction debate. No resolution. What constitutes a personality? Just know that 64 years on, it is the same person who was looking at or through the mirror, sixty years ago. Perhaps aberrations appreciated. Perhaps aberrations controlled. The essence … Continue reading

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