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The unexamined life

December 27, 2013


“The unexamined life is not worth living.” So said Socrates, via Plato. And oh, there is much todo over the meaning of this philosophical nugget, even now, so many centuries after it was first uttered. (Disclaimer: I have not yet read Plato’s Apology in full.) They all interest, but don’t unduly concern, me. For me, it […]

Gaze long

December 4, 2013


He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.  – Friedrich Nietzsche I must try harder to find my way to forgiveness before I have gazed too long. Not for DK; a person […]

Truth & apology

November 6, 2013


“If I could only give three words of advice, they would be, “tell the truth.” If I got three more words, I’d add: “All the time.” ” A good apology has three parts: I’m sorry; it was my fault; how do I make it right? Most people skip that third part. That’s how you can tell sincerity.” – […]