Tag Archives: Me

Thoughts on my failure of “being my own authority” through thinking – “deconstructing thought”, beingness, and culture

Recently, I have been mentioning that “I have to be my own authority”.  This is reflective of the fact that I live in a society where there is no authority.  There’s no leader, no religion, no way of life, no … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, cultural loneliness, etc., Existence, Awareness, Beingness, Consciousness, Conceptionism, and such, Philosophy, Psychology and psychoanalysis, Stuff involving me, Words, the dilemma of the word, becoming wordless, seeking what is before the word, beingness, etc. | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on the my relationship with the older generation – more fallout from the hippie era – the need for generation-to-generation association

Recently, I recalled something I have not thought that much about but which has had great impact on me and reveals some interesting things about this society: I seem to be different than other people.  Beginning in about High School … 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

Posted in Books, movies, and music, Education, learning, and over education, Inspiration, free association, and intuition, Opinions and things associated with them, Philosophy, Stuff involving me, Words, the dilemma of the word, becoming wordless, seeking what is before the word, beingness, etc. | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on a prediction . . . maybe???

A PREDICTION??? On March 30, 1981 President Reagan was shot.  I still remember that day.  I was at school.  I was in my art class, the second to the last class of the day.  The Principal announced it over the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the damaging effects of education, with remarks about describing the education process, undoing the damage, “personhood”, and over-education

It seems that I have spoken of some of these themes before (more than likely I have).  At any rate, some of these thoughts are new, or stated in a different way, and I think that they are worth noting … Continue reading

Posted in Dehumanization and alienation, Education, learning, and over education, Historical stuff, Imitation, imitative illnesses, and such, Mass hysteria, mass society, and the mob, Modern life and society, Psychology and psychoanalysis, Stuff involving me, The "drones" and stuff associated with them, The 'system', 'systemism', and the power structure | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on on my reaction to social hysteria, with remarks about the self and other things

Recently, I had some thoughts which led on to some interesting things: The effects of social hysteria is something that “crept” upon me unaware.  I never really thought that much about it and never viewed myself as displaying it.  But … Continue reading

Posted in Dehumanization and alienation, Historical stuff, Mass communication: media, social media, and the news, Mass hysteria, mass society, and the mob, Philosophy, Psychology and psychoanalysis, Society and sociology, Stuff involving me, The 'system', 'systemism', and the power structure | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on how I reacted to current conditions in the same way as in Medieval times – on how the modern world is a continuation of the Medieval world, with remarks about some effects of the Christian conversion on Germanic society

Here’s a thought I had: When I went to the University I was appalled by it.  I condemned and criticized it while I was there.  The result is that I dropped out of the University. Now, after 30 years, I … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Christian conversion, Post-Christianity, and Christian influence, Dehumanization and alienation, Education, learning, and over education, Historical stuff, Modern life and society, Stuff involving me, The 'system', 'systemism', and the power structure, Tribal society, tribalism, and the tribal sense | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on how thoughts don’t mean as much as they used to as I get older

I wrote this some time ago: I’ve found that, as I get older, thoughts don’t mean as much to me.  Ten or twenty years ago they were a big part of my life.  Now . . . they seem to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying, “I’m tired of being told how this country is everyone else’s in the world” – a dilemma of the white American male – describing a society of fear and apprehension – the need to overcome 20th century fears

A saying of mine got me on some interesting thoughts.  The saying is: “I’m tired of being told how this country is everyone else’s in the world” Never have I been told its mine nor does it seem to be … Continue reading

Posted in Historical stuff, Male and female, Modern life and society, Personal gripes, The effects of WWII, the Nazi's, the Holocaust, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War era protests, The U.S. and American society, Twenty first century and post cold war society, White American male and things associated with him | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts on my reaction to an American form of the “culture of sycophant’s” – the “yupi” (yuppie) movement and aspects about it

I was brought up in a society influenced by the “culture of sycophant’s” (see my article “More thoughts on the bourgeoisie mentality – the influence of the “culture of sychophant’s”“).  Over the years, its become clear that the sycophant lifestyle has had … Continue reading

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