Diary 8/29 to 8/30/22: Climate & ozone; boys need help; everything you know is wrong; the ambiguity of "truth"; Vanaja and Atonement on DVD
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Timmyted, Whining, and Self-Destructive Weirdness
Diary 8/27 to 8/29/22: Caitlin Johnstone; insomnia; Wittgenstein's Notebooks; Caroline Winkler; dead Sequoias; bacteria and suicide? Feeling needy; current reading (maybe).
“Nonsense” Questions and “Operatic” DVDs
Diary 8/25 to 8/27/22: Wittgenstein quotes and Hawking radiation; the riddle of existence; A Deadly Place DVD package; Caroline Winkler again.
Ludwig Wittgenstein, Caroline Winkler, et al.
Diary 8/21 to 8/25/22: Character in fiction; "dithers"; Gide's Journals; self-guidance; a binge; cutting myself slack; RepugliKKKan overload; The Snake; sexual satisfaction through home organization.
Japanese Movies on TCM, and a Bit About “Free Will”
Diary 8/19 to 8/20/22: Climate terror; Toshiro Mifune; Hemlock Club; hygroscopic vs hydroscopic; a puzzle unsolved; quoting myself; the striatum overwhelmed? A curious dream.
Ahab’s Arm, and Starting a Dream Journal
Diary 8/17 to 8/19/22: Paladin dream; Mckenna Grace on YouTube; Picard dream; new Dream Journal; who or what lifts Ahab's arm? An answer.
Dream Journal. This material is presented without copyright, for "fair use," whatever that is. Most recent dreams will appear first and the file will be reblogged whenever.
Absolute Truth, or Not? And a Few Loose Ends
Diary 8/16/22, continued: Models and mysteries; and aims; William James quote; absolute truth versus approximate answers; Richard Feynman quote; Lisa Feldman Barrett and Johann Hari.
Nothing “Given”: Struggling with Sellars
Diary 8/15 to 8/16/22: American insanity; notebook helps avoid work? Irony dammit; perceptible causation? philosophical mumbling, literary meandering; Angel Has Fallen DVD; Paladin dream; neighbor noises.
Getting “In-Shape,” and MSM Letting Us Down Bigtime
Diary 8/12 to 8/14/22: Cognitive fatigue; sex education; Hunter Killer DVD; dreams; Hemlock Club; Camus; Chris Hedges and the collapse of civilization; signing up for tour of a gym.
The Myth of the Given
Diary 8/10 to 8/11/22: Dream of Monopoly; weight woes; petty "depression"; reading my diary; dictionaries; pissy mood; gym gear; Wilfred or Wilfrid?
Sayonara, Patricia Highsmith
Diary 8/8 to 8/10/22: Simone Weil; Demonic DVD; "Creativity is mine!"; a dream; feeling unmotivated; exercise plans; downloading audio files; this diary; "duende"
Quotes from Albert Camus, and “A Sign”
Diary 8/6 to 8/7/22: Hemlock Club; Minority Report; whining about buses; efficiency and time; better DVDs; Dr. Suglia's blog; Highsmith at HC; and so on.
Be Deliberately Naive; and A New Friend?
Diary 8/4 to 8/6/22: Green tea extract; self-reflection; "I wish I was..."; Fritz Perls; thoughts about Kick Me; I need exercise; neglecting priorities; learning from children; stop waiting for the perfect moment! The blood is the life?
Kwaidan, Tasty Words, and the Perfect Map
Diary 7/31 to 8/3/22: Social Security; save money or buy books; Bernardo Kastrup and Russell Brand; Melville's Pierre; printer revitalized; I saw Saw; Ayer's book.
My Real Problem, and Violette Leduc
Diary 7/29 to 7/31/22: The joys of polygraphs; losing Dr. Hill; better than a funk; the perils of pee bottles; Social Security is my hero; Cinemondo; Hemlock Club; Russell
An Ugly Wagnerian Ring and Other Disasters
Diary 7/24 to 7/28/22: Free go set; Das Rheingold; Erda's pole dance; Siegfried's mechanical forge; the fleas are back; flat broke because I'm an idiot; Shakespeare's Timon; Russell, Wolfram, Camus.
“A Flea and a Fly in a Flue…”
Diary 7/18 to 7/22/22: Torey Hayden; thermometer from Wal-Mart; Camus's Notebooks and boredom; ancient Egypt; Lost in Austen; at war with the fleas; sun exposure and hunger; favorite music; an enviable life.
Camus on His Novels, and “Ma”
Diary 7/12 to 7/17/22: Working on "Bleak Philosophy"; censorship on Instagram and Facebook; Host, The Taste of Tea on DVD; a dream; wanting to give up; drum beats and weeping.
Bartlett’s, The Conjuring, and “Qua”
Diary 7/10 to 7/12/22: Torey Hayden books; Zirin article from The Nation; Bartlett's Quotations; Truthout on "abortion activists"; The Conjuring Universe; a dream of the Hemlock Club.
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