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Mediocrity…

Condemned to mediocrity by nature?

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Movie Quote #11: Insignificance

All that lives is prone to experience the tragic insignificance of existence…

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I’m Sorry: On Guilt and Regret

You don’t even know the meaning of the words “I’m sorry” (Illegal -Shakira) I Am Sorry. Three words that are for what I believe are more often misunderstood than that other famous threesome. What does it mean to be sorry? It’s … Continue reading

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On Fear and The Society… An Essay

Fear is defined in the dictionary as the following: a : an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger b (1) : an instance of this emotion (2) : a state marked by this emotion Now why do I begin with this? The definition … Continue reading

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Beautiful Disaster… The Creative Power of Destruction

I think that’s what we’re all most terrified about: that we’ll just die and disappear and we’ll leave no trace. (Daniel Clowes) It is a point I have often discussed with therapists and psychiatrists. Destruction. They have tried to explain … Continue reading

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Catastrophy…

Problems are never ours until we make them…  

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Riemann’s Musings on Life II

I told you I have good imagination. When I tell a story, I can feel it. My stories are as vivid to me as my memories. More vivid even. My world of dreams feels more real to me than reality. … Continue reading

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Leaving Traces…

Two years before the events that had me committed, I made this photograph, adding this text to it. A philosopher once said, I believe the true meaning of life is to leave traces. I believe him, for as far as … Continue reading

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On Pain…

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain. And could you keep your heart … Continue reading

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Nietzschean Wisdom for Schizophrenics (and everyone else bothered by music and voices)

Will you please let go of the ridiculous idea that you and only you are hearing the truth?

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