Tag Archives: Philosophy

Dept. of Alternative Facts: Value

value: (n) the importance that someone assigns to some object, person, or idea; often expressed, in our culture, in monetary denomination, or as my father-in-law used to say, “Something is worth what someone is willing to pay you for it” … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: History

history (n): the narrative of events, usually written by the victor and those in power, easily skewed to a specific view point on the events, especially when working with a set of alternative facts Black Lives Matter rallies, marches, kneel-ins, … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Liability

Liability (n): being responsible for something, especially regarding law and finances

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Farm Life: Time

In the country, we do not measure time by seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, years as some never-beginning and never-ending line.  No, but by cycles.  Dawn-day-dust-night.  Phases of the moon.  Season.  Planting-weeding-harvesting-preserving. Rut-gestation-birth-survival-growth-death.  With time, and practice, we develop routines … Continue reading

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Give Us This Day: A Year of Devotion

When I was in college, I had a friend who was into reincarnation, past lives, etc.  She told me that I was a Chines monk some centuries before.  Cool idea.  As I do not consider the past, nor the future, … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Interpretation

interpretation: (n) an understanding of an event, situation, or text according to pre-existing assumptions

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Poem: Dead Calm

Dead calm, the fog sits upon the harbor. No breath of wind other than That which forms as we exhale. Obscured is our view, our focus

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Poem: Time(less)

Is time a line?

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Inquiry

inquiry, (n) a series of questions along a line of reasoning

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Right and Responsibilities

right: (n) a privilege granted by a governing body or society responsibility: (n) a duty expected by a governing body or society

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