Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thoughts on how “freedom and democracy” undermines human society

Here’s a thought I often have: When I was a kid I used to think democracy was this big thing.  Why shouldn’t I of thought that?  That’s what I was brought up with.  As time went on, though, I began … Continue reading

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On how I was insulted by a statement by Hillary Clinton – feminist egocentrism – feminist equality

The other day I heard a quote from Hillary Clinton that infuriated me.  She said: “Women have always been the primary victims of war.  Women lose their husbands, their fathers, their sons in combat.  Women often have to flee from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the sense of holiness, contemplation, and death – the ‘experience of life’

I often feel that there is an association between the experience of holiness, of contemplation, and the experience of death.  They all seem to have a similarity in experiencing and manifestation.  There seems to be several qualities they all contain: A sense … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “it’s all a matter of theological grammar” – the ‘word vacuum’ – the tug-of-war between ‘sense’ and ‘grammar’

The other day I was talking with someone and made a statement that was interesting: “It’s all a matter of theological grammar.” What brought this subject up was the question of religion and how people knock other people’s religion and … Continue reading

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A memory of a ‘femininist’ and thoughts about the pussy whipped male – being a slave to ‘femalishness’

After a conversation about feminism the other day I began to reflect on my experiences with them in the past.  While doing this, I recalled a very revealing memory that took place in the late 80’s.  It involves themes I’ve mentioned before but … Continue reading

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On how I was insulted by a statement from Margaret Thatcher and the thoughts that followed – speaking of the ‘female dilemma’

The other day I heard this statement from Margaret Thatcher that got me to thinking: “In politics if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” I’m not sure of the context this … Continue reading

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Questioning the meaning of Norse “runes”

The Roke Runestone, with runic inscriptions, in Sweden (wikipedia.org) The runes figure prominently in the Norse and Viking world.  They are the written alphabet of the Norse.  The runic alphabet is often called the ‘futhark’, the sound of the first six letters.   With … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how silence inspires the ‘great yearning’

I have found that silence often inspires the ‘great yearning’.  In fact, it is felt most profoundly, and purely, in the silence.  It’s as if, when the mind is quieted, the ‘great yearning’ can fully manifest itself.  There, it seems, it … Continue reading

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A dream about a ‘challenge’, walking in a city, and travelling down a river

I dreamt that I was in a classroom.  I was at the back of the class.  The teacher had a weird custom.  I can’t remember the details that well but I’ll try to write down what I think it was.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying: “when dealing with religion always look before the words” – the problem of words – the importance of inspiration

I have always felt that the basic matter of religion is ‘wordless’.  That is to say, it is unique of all things because it involves things that cannot be spoken about or described that well with words.  The basic ‘kernel’, the … Continue reading

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