Monthly Archives: July 2011

Thoughts on the ‘principle of scenarios’

There is something which I call the ‘principle of scenarios’.  This is a particular way of looking at situations that we don’t know what is the cause or effect of something.  Generally, there is a tendency to look at these … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the process of dying

Way back in about ’84 a teacher of mine said that, when he was a kid a policeman got killed in a shootout.  He was shot in the heart.  After he was shot he turned around and shot the other guy.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the false image of the male

I have found repetetively that the image of the male is very distorted.  In fact, its hardly accurate at all.  The image, as generally described, only describes a minority of the males and, by no means, can be descriptive of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my fear of heights

I’ve always been a little leary about heights.  Recently, though, they seemed to of gotten worse.  Some years ago I was sitting on a ledge that greatly frightened me and asked myself what exactly this feeling felt like.  My reaction … Continue reading

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Two dreams about great heights

First dream: I was playing around on top of a waterfall.  There wasn’t a lot of water so many of the rocks were showing.  I was walking on these rocks.  I went toward the edge and peered over.  It was … Continue reading

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Thoughts on companionship and marriage

The other day I got in an interesting conversation about marriage with someone.  Basically I said that romance was what was wrong with a lot of marriages nowadays.  Romance actually killed marriage.  I felt that romance undermined marriage because it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the problem of political/legal thinking – the absence of authority

Here in the US we’ve had a very specific form of mentality that has developed as a result of the cold war, in particular.  Though it has roots earlier it seemed to of ‘solidifed’ during the cold war period.  Now … Continue reading

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