It's all around you, like smog. This train isn't bound for glory.
Background by Deak Ferrand, who pwnz.
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I could've said: "Atheists think that they are hardcore because they don't believe in God. But Buddhists don't even believe in people! - except in a notional or discursive sense, and excepting the personalists (who lost), and then there's the Pudgala section of the Adhidamma, but there, we . . . (More)
I am not at war with the universe - though that doesn't mean I have to like it.That's the trouble with ravers and Discordians; they insist upon liking it. The disciples of sweetness and light are characterized by grasping desperation. (And no, I'm not against it, either. Didn't I already say . . . (More)
"Don't you know there's a war going on?" - 1960s commonplace So you're all up in arms because the miiddle class is becoming poor? Or, to be candid, because it is becoming less middle-class? I don't give a loose shit. You didn't care about us, when we were the wretched, and you weren't. A . . . (More)
She falls like snow - not so much to say gracefully as slowly, and straight down. And should she dance from side to side, (as atoms swerve) in elegant diagonal or lithesome arc - though she sells it as her gesture, it's the cutting wind that moves her. . . . (More)
ï¿½Fiction, myth, religion, faith, voluntary reality, ritual, and play.ï¿½ The stakes today are rather high.ï¿½ then there's "Bob".ï¿½ Why do I assert that "Bob" is the prime wholesale source of relatively uncut Slack there be?ï¿½ "Bob" said so, and "Bob"'s word is good enough for me, . . . (More)
Apparently I think and speak more lucidly in dreams than in "real" life. In the dream , I was talking with a composite character, I think based on Facebook "friends" I chose because I am their fanboy, and on people I have actually known - an avuncular bohemian elder statesman. There had been . . . (More)
US bond issues rose today in global markets, on the release of quarterly metrics showing reduced consumer spending and a sharp drop in new construction, timber harvesting, and mineral development, generally regarded by market pundits as signs of a sober and robust economic climate. US . . . (More)
Happiness is for losers - it's a sad goal, really. Lame. Orienting your life toward gaining happiness is like winning the lottery and using your winnings to buy one of every car every made, a lifetime supply of cheetoes, and more lottery tickets - a wasted opportunity, at least. I have mor . . . (More)
Mohammed, during his brief early period as an aluminum siding salesman. Facebook dweebs pissing off Islamic fundamentalists Islamic fundamentalists pissing off the Internet Hate Machine Wenlock and Mandeville Hating yourself so effectively that you make everyone else hate you too (O . . . (More)