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June 26, 2012

We are one species

We are one planet

We are one solar system

We are one family: Sol, Asclepius, Venus, Gaia, Scion, Vulcan, Guru, Tempus, Pandora, Wisdom



On Hunger 2

June 5, 2012

P: Ignorance is evil.

Q: Hunger is evil.

R: Ignorance is the hunger for Wisdom

S: God is Wisdom.

The fear of Ignorance is the beginning of Wisdom. (My reinterpretation of an old proverb. Why would a loving parent want you to . . . )

In the Apology, Socrates pretty much says the same thing.

Satan loves prejudice

June 4, 2012

P: Prejudice is evil.

Q: Racism is a form of prejudice.

R: Homophobia is a form of prejudice.

S: (Racism and homophobia) are evil.

And what about the other fruits of our genetic inheritance: speciesism, anthropocentrism, tribalism . . .

CJC: Atheism is a prejudice against metaphorical reasoning. Test.

A Parable

March 2, 2011

A well-dressed priest, followed by an acolyte with censer, steps up upon a podium to address his congregation. He begins to intone:

There is no truth, only persuasion. And at every occasion I will remind you that:

there is no truth, only persuasion. And without provocation I shall remind you that:

there is no truth, only persuasion. And as justification I hope to remind you that . . .

After five minutes of this, his voice begins to break. He leans back and asks the acolyte “Can I get some water? My throat is parched.”

To which the acolyte responds “Can I persuade you otherwise?”

(From the 13th Book of Relativisionism)

To the creator, all things come

February 28, 2009

A: You have no control over what you started.

B: None at all.

A: Do you know what that means?

B: It means that I am a creator.

C J C : A M O M E M M X A

July 14, 2008

O   \   |

M   +  X

A   ∨   E

T / F : A M O L E M D A O

July 12, 2008

O   A   O

L   M   D

A   E   M