In which I argue with, or go beyond, quotes from Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Camus, Walter Kaufmann, and Bertrand Russell. Plus movie review and Hemlock Club notes and the usual blather.
Dreams; books and movies; "hopefully"; Dickens and Camus quotes; Matrix: Resurrections; twitter quote; rewriting lessons.
Bad movies reviewed; Nietzsche's Gay Science; John Cleese book; Hemlock Club discussion of Gandhi, Napoleon, Tolstoy, and Meaning of Life; Pablo's sadness; bedbugs slaughtered.
Horror & other DVDs; Nietzsche quote leading to good and evil muddle; nothing else worth a mention.
Dreams; potassium; Bell: Debunking Science; pragmatic philosophical hack work; ice cream binge; quote from Stoker's Dracula; Afghanistan pessimism; Batman v Superman again; Pablo taken ill.
Reading Sartre; editing Kick Me; Goethe quotes, one about Faust; movie reviews including Hanna, Walled In, and The Inheritance (2011).
Faulty memory, a toothache, work on Kick Me, a dream, Lin Yutang quotes, depression, Twitter, and twelve movies reviewed briefly; not much else.
Kick Me progress; Windows woes; a car will change my life; book and movie reviews; Edward Dahlberg books; some empty days, too.
Black Widow and other movies; Steppenwolf; Russiagate unimportant; Nietzsche quote; analyzing Pablo; Salomé to marry; Cornel West.
Two ways to think about characters; Hesse's Steppenwolf; writers being silly; quotes from Graves & Hodge concluded; Dunst as Marie Antoinette; Nicolas Cage movies; Hemlock Club meeting and novel.
Phantasm and other DVDs; rethinking the blog; Frazier's On the Rez and other books; getting rid of books; a meeting at Dagny's about Kick Me.
Philosophy & anti, Rorty & Russell, Chomsky, movie reviews, Cornel West, philosophy vs Philosophy, and so on. Lots of quotes.
Carl Jung; kinds of minds; Vanity Fair movie; dream about books; a day wasted.
Writing prompts; Cioran quote and words as blunt instruments; Sophie's World; failing memory again; two bad movies.
How books saved my writing soul; plus whining about WordPress; and Eve Arden, Camus's Stranger, In the Fade, so, lots of potatoes ending with a burst of excitement.
How to create a fictional character? Lots of questions, maybe no answers. Includes a bit of psychology. This morning's struggle.
New commitment to writing; Walter Kaufmann; despair; disdain for E. M. Forster; Sideways, Augustine, and Scary Movie reviews; bored with Gestalt Therapy; self-mastery joke.
Meaning of life; movie reviews: Union Pacific, Romeo & Juliet; dieting & sodium; is my writing important to me? Natalie Goldberg; a reader for Kick Me; buy a car or hire a detective? Twitter blowup; Hemlock Club mtg & a philosophical point: why is truth important? Russell quote; & more
Book buying addiction; Natalie Goldberg; Yellowbeard & others; Bernard Herrmann; a writing mood; burden of knowledge; WordPress woes; Neurotribes & Asperger's; etc.
Getting inspiration; self-mastery books; psych quotes; movie reviews; sadness tweets; spirituality; racism; writing habits, etc.