Tag Archives: Metaphysics

Free Electric Service

There were several responses to yesterday’s post that touched on BIG ISSUES.  That’s one of the things I like best about the interactivity of blog-world.  It is sometimes an extended issues panel dedicated to the exploration of essential philosophical questions.  I’m going to ask some of you to suspend disbelief willingly for the sake of examining a question.  Let’s assume God exists, just as a hypothetical construct, in order to frame this examination.  Why would God allow all the terrible, unjust, unfair things that happen to innocent people? Continue reading


Filed under Communications, Ethics and Morality, Metaphysics, symbolism, Thinking about thinking

Adventures in Woo-Woo (Pt.1)

You See What You Want To See

If you think I was always directed by traditional rational and scientific forms of inquiry you would be mistaken.  Despite having great respect for logic and evidence due to a love of Greek philosophy and writings fostered in childhood, I spent many years in energetic pursuit of every kind of woo-woo imaginable.  If you haven’t read my concept of “woo-woo” you can check that out first: Continue reading


Filed under Communications, Metaphysics, symbolism, Thinking about thinking

Connect, Disconnect, Reconnect

This is a ferry dock.  I made a connection here.

We are born connected to our mothers.  When we are infants, being separate from them hurts.  It’s a searing agony.  If we are apart too long, the disconnection will scar us.  In loving arms, at a welcoming breast, in blessed relief we reconnect. Continue reading


Filed under Emotions, Metaphysics, symbolism, Thinking about thinking