Author Archives: mikespassingthoughts

Some thoughts on “systemized knowledge”, with remarks about the “dilemma of the word” and becoming wordless

Here’s a thought I had: As I reflect on much of my life, especially since about 1990, its clear that much of it has been a rebellion against what I call “systemized knowledge”.  QUALITIES “Systemized knowledge” consists of these qualities: … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the damage caused by the millennial generations – the creation of the “millennial nobody”

In a recent conversation I said something that stunned me: “The damage caused by the millennial’s needs to be repaired” As I thought of why I said this I noticed that I seemed to think that this was somewhat serious … Continue reading

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Some speculations on music, harmony, speech, and communication

Here are some thoughts I had: Some thoughts on music Orchestration has always fascinated me.  I have always loved to hear symphonic music and listen to the interplay of instruments and how they manipulate them to achieve certain effects.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘tip over” – humor, the weird, insight, and “doing”

I wrote most of this many years ago.  I think its interesting enough to record: Recently, I have been speaking of something which I called the “tip over”.  Originally, I used in the context of humor but I began to realize … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the 2020 riots – the “virus scare” and some aspects of American mass hysteria

In a recent conversation I said some interesting things about the current riots in 2020 that I thought was interesting enough to write down (I’m not sure how true a lot of it is though). I want to first point … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the problem of scholastic testing and illusions caused by the scholastic situation, among other things

Here’s a thought I had: When I was in college/University I began to question scholastic testing.  By “scholastic testing” I mean testing associated with schooling which primarily professes to able to measure things like intelligence, “smarts”, and such.  It includes … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “Post-Christian Puritanism” and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: I often see the effects of Puritanical thinking.  More specifically, what I see are the effects of what I call a Post-Christian Puritanism.  When I use the term “Post-Christian” it means that it appears after … Continue reading

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Thoughts on writing 900 articles . . . reflections on the 10th anniversary of this blog

This is my 900th article in this blog. Its also the 10th anniversary of this blog.  As a result of this, I have reflected a lot on blog writing.  I have thought a lot on what I should write on … Continue reading

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Reflections on the 1980’s – aspects of the “shadow era” which follows a “glory time”

Here’s a thought I had: SOME THOUGHTS ON THE 1980’S I was talking to someone about the 1980’s the other day.  I stated that there was a quality about the 1980’s that I couldn’t quite put my finger on.  There … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement, “the femalehood is on the verge of extinction” – the “Regency Ailment” and the coming of new types of extinctions

In a conversation, recently, I stated something interesting.  I said: “The femalehood is on the verge of extinction” This means that a sexuality is becoming redundant and worthless and is slowly disappearing. This, it seems to me, is a whole … Continue reading

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