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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 how education, learning, and knowledge is really about the power structure, with remarks about traits of a power structure

In a conversation we were talking about all the years I spent as a full time student in college/university (if my memory is correct it is one semester short of 7 years).  I then said something interesting: “All I learned … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the unique quality of the American ‘perpetual power vacuum’ – the fear of a person in power, its origins with Moses, and the tug-of-war between a system and humanity

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that the U.S. has a unique power vacuum problem.  It is largely a result of its political system.  It creates a condition that leads to a power vacuum that can never … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the nature of power

Power has always been an enigma to me.  It always seemed strange and peculiar.  There never seemed to be a good explanation of it either.  The explanations I have heard seem very shallow and simplistic.  Power seems to work independently … Continue reading

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Thoughts on female snobbery, the ‘nice guy’, the ‘jerk’, and power

Way back when, in the late 80’s, I confronted what to me was a strange behaviour in the female.  Their behaviour stunned me, as it seemed so out of place and seemed to make no sense.   It was also rude … Continue reading

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