Tag Archive: Philosophy

The Coded Life 2: Language

But it doesn’t end there For even when DNA Has decided the colour Of your hair We have to learn all these symbols At which we are made to stop and stare We… Continue reading

Codes part 1: Origins

This follows on from The Coded Life and is the first part of musings and wonderings about our coded lives.  We are subject to codes Before we even exist Before even our parents… Continue reading

The Coded Life: An Exploration Through Poetry

This is a prose introduction to what will be an me basically geeking out and getting all metaphysical about life and how the more I look the more I see it as a… Continue reading

The Life Dialectic 

Philosophy; it doesn’t have all answers.  In fact it doesn’t have any answers.  I mean depending on our interpretation of truth what even is an answer?  An act of mental masturbation by some,… Continue reading

Some Automatic Writing

I was reading about Plato’s view on beauty and aesthetics and felt inspired to write this.  It basically happened to my brain more than it was a consious act of writing. To use… Continue reading

Lao Tzu – Spontaneous Life

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. Lao Tzu

Happiness

Happiness, it’s a weird one.  Something long hunted, but always found so very close to home.  Literally in us.  So simple it can seem impossible.  Indeed, the first version of this had a… Continue reading

Socrates – Wealth, Goodness and the Soul

I spend all my time going about trying to persuade you, young and old, to make your first and chief concern not for your bodies nor for your possessions, but for the highest… Continue reading

Aristotle – An Educated Mind And The Measures Of Living

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; in feelings, not in figures… Continue reading

Erasmus – What Happiness Is

Happiness is reached when a person is ready to be what he is Desiderius Erasmus