Tag Archives: Why am I here?

2015 is turning out to be the year of carpe diem

Hanging out with my grandpa… 11 days skiing in Colorado (and some pretty wicked improvement in my skiing this year)… My first black diamond mogul run with my “CO girlfriend” at Copper Mountain… Camping where I camped so many nights … Continue reading

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Probabilian Possibilianism

February 14, 2015   Albert Einstein famously said (when debating quantum mechanics) that “god doesn’t play dice with the world”.    Of course, he was using “god” to refer to the natural laws of the universe, not “God” as most people … Continue reading

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Converging Threads: Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality, and Science (Saying Goodbye to Pop Part II)

  As you know, I have been reading philosophy, religious texts, general spiritual material, and even some personal development over the last few years.  I feel like I have finally amassed different viewpoints that I’m starting to figure out my … Continue reading

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Existential Crisis…over at last

Much of the turmoil over the last few years, and indeed for much of my life, has been essentially an extended existential crisis.  I have come back more strongly to the tentative position I held when much younger (though at … Continue reading

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What a difference a couple of days makes!

Welcome to Dysthymia, perhaps with a side of Cyclothymia.  Down and up, up and down.  I’ve generally been centered around neutral for the last year or so, which ain’t half bad; there have been plenty periods in my life where neutral … Continue reading

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All I Want…Something to Beleive In

It’s been a while.  I was traveling the two weeks after R-dog moved on, and I spent the most of the next three weeks with my grandparents.  Then, the next couple of weeks were spent catching up with work and finishing … Continue reading

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My current life philosophy: One part Nietzsche, two parts Kierkegaard, three parts Buddha, and a slathering of Jimmy Buffett

I realized that in a few of my recent posts, it would appear that I am drifting off into the abyss of nihilism.  But no; I’m somewhere in the triangle formed by nihilism, existentialism, absurdism.  From what I can tell, … Continue reading

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First day on the road. What a day!?

This is the first post from “the road”, which is reason to celebrate!  I’m only a quarter of the way to Georgia, for reasons that I’ll get into (I’ve learned that writing is good therapy).  While there have been a … Continue reading

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On the fringe of society

I’ve got a pretty long draft of a post that gets into a bunch of stuff that has been going on since I announced that was moving to Georgia.  For a while, I had mostly changed my mind, but it … Continue reading

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This is what I’m talking about…

How often do you come across something that almost perfectly expresses everything you’ve been struggling to figure out for yourself?  For as long as I can remember, I have had this distinct feeling that something is wrong with the world … Continue reading

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