Monthly Archives: February 2012

“Look . . . I’ve lost hold” – with a remark about the ‘ailment’ of experiencing life

Look . . . I’ve lost hold my footing has given way I fall in the tumbling rage falling further from my comforted home sinking into the oblivion of life I can neither see nor feel my bearings . . . … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the dilemma of the modern male – how removing the cause of things undermines the result

The other day I got on an interesting conversation.  It involves themes I have spoken of before but I liked the way I described it this time so I’ll write it down.  Not only that, I brought up some other … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the new ‘social media’ female – the degradation of the female and mother???

Recently, I’ve found myself continually joke that we are in the “era of the ‘social media’ female”.  This has come about from observations I’ve made about females nowadays.  In my opinion, it is not a good sign. I remember when computer … Continue reading

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A story about Jim taking the high road

While playing with my niece the other day I came up with, what seems to me, an interesting story.  She played the ‘teacher’ and I had to write up a ‘story’.  This is basically what I came up with: A … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the accounts of the Norse god Odin as a man

  (Odin by George von Rosen, 1886) There are only two people, as near as I can tell, who have spoken of Odin as a man.  Not only have they spoken about Odin as a man but both have given us much information … Continue reading

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So what’s wrong with thinking gods control the weather? – “scientific truth” vs “religious truth”? – the “kaleidoscope of truths”

The other day I was talking to a little girl and we got onto an interesting subject.  I’ve had a similar conversation with someone else about 10 years ago.  In both cases we talked about the weather.  Both said that the weather was … Continue reading

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“I feel the coming of the eternal ache” – with a remark about the ‘command to live’

I feel the coming of the eternal ache it eats me deep inside and makes me cold if it would only relax for a few minutes and give me a break! to give me sweet relaxation and calm but, unrelentless in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how the Norse god Odin’s association with sacrifice, and historical circumstance, turned him into a ‘war god’ and a ‘god of the dead’

(Odin from an eighteenth century Icelandic manuscript) I often hear the Norse god Odin described as a ‘war god’, as if all he was about was victory, killing, and such.  I’ve also heard him spoken of as a ‘god of the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the myth of the two great “superpowers” – myths and illusions of the modern world

I got into an interesting conversation the other day.  Basically, it amounted to this: Think about it!  During the cold war we were told about the two great “superpowers”:  The U.S. and the U.S.S.R.  We were told about their great … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘religiosity’ – the naturally appearing ‘religious’ nature in people – and the “Unspoken Religions”

Talking with some people the other day I began to think about an interesting subject.  Normally, when we speak of religion, or god for that matter, we speak of specific religions, of ‘organized’ religions and beliefs with defined customs, points of views, … Continue reading

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