Jordan Peterson’s Biblical Series podcasts are incredible

I would say the Bible exists in that space that is half into the dream and half into articulated knowledge. Going into it, to find out what the stories are about, can aid our self-understanding. The other issue is that, if Nietzsche was correct, and if Jung was correct, and Dostoevsky, as well…Without the cornerstone provided … Continue reading Jordan Peterson’s Biblical Series podcasts are incredible

What I am reading lately… Krav Maga and Mossad

I don't know exactly what started it, but I have become very interested in Krav Maga. Krav Maga, which translates to "contact combat" in Hebrew, is an approach to hand-to-hand combat and self-defense that is used by the Israel Defense Forces and Israeli security forces. It takes the best techniques from several different martial arts … Continue reading What I am reading lately… Krav Maga and Mossad

The Thirty Tyrants in Ancient Greece and this week’s riots

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.Oscar Wilde There are not many philosophers that I can say I hate, but I hate Plato. And that loathing gets more intense the older I get. Whenever someone tells me they love Plato or quote "the unexamined life is not worth living" or … Continue reading The Thirty Tyrants in Ancient Greece and this week’s riots

Over the hill (but with new tropical plants and books about opium)

Age has given me what I was looking for my entire life - it has given me me . It has provided time and experience and failures and triumphs and time-tested friends who have helped me step into the shape that was waiting for me. I fit into me now. I have an organic life, finally, not … Continue reading Over the hill (but with new tropical plants and books about opium)

Awarding “personhood” to corporations is an ancient concept

I live in the Managerial Age, in a world of "Admin." The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid "dens of crime" that Dickens loved to paint. It is not done even in concentration camps and labour camps. In those we see its final result. But it is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, … Continue reading Awarding “personhood” to corporations is an ancient concept