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On forgetting we are using metaphors and other fascinating thoughts

he most obvious confusion between metaphor and reality is when society labels emotional/interpersonal problems/divergence from norms of society as mental illnesses Continue reading

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Different points of view

The old red wall is dressed in stems of wood In wintertime, we see the ancient bricks. But in the springtime come the flower buds. We see no more of  Jack Frost and his tricks. Which vision is the true … Continue reading

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Power or love

One’s motivation may be  either love or power. In truth, it’s there and  plain for all to see. They  first  admire and plead a lengthy hour About how sweet one’s offerings would be. When   persuaded that they are open and … Continue reading

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How I liked to walk on water and how walking is like staring at nothing

Two Feline Condo-Mates Photo Credit: © Pat W. [From About.com cats] I look for cats when I go out walking and like on this last link I find a lot of blogs about cats.I have no cat but I like … Continue reading

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Trust begets perception

I have become interested in virtue and perception.It began when I read  a littleAristotle about virtue being a habit.That was quite recent.Before that for many years I believed virtuous acts would follow from being able to perceive well.But when we … Continue reading

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It’s not that I don’t love you

It’s not that I don’t love you, only that I don’t want you to become part of my mind’s furniture which I sometimes stumble across unknowingly in the dark. It’s not that I don’t hate you only that I don’t … Continue reading

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Is poetry writing therapeutic?

Forms of poetry Most people who read poetry have heard of Sylvia Plath.She was only 30 when she died but  is now a top poet of the 20th century… her  ambition was fulfilled.But if poetry writing is therapeutic as many … Continue reading

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What nationality are these children?

 

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