...in music, in word, in taste, i am here to share some of what we know
Celebration Day I: January 1 2022 — Happy Birthday, Edmund Burke *1.1.1729
Edmund Burke, born January 1, [Old Style], 1729, in Dublin, Ireland, was statesman, parliamentary orator, and political thinker prominent in public life from 1765 to about 1795 and important in the history of political theory. He championed conservatism in opposition to Jacobinism in Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790).Early lifeBurke, the son of a… Continue reading Celebration Day I: January 1 2022 — Happy Birthday, Edmund Burke *1.1.1729
An obligation has a source. It may be an internal power, it may be an external one. Ideally, having and feeling obliged ought to be from an internal standpoint, as the character wants standing purity in being self. That which I do wishes to coincide with what is expected of me by my peers and… Continue reading o·blige /əˈblīj/
The one seeing bombastic brilliance when looking in the mirror
…is missing much brilliance.
Personal Lexicon: “as days go by”
Reduction, expansion, fragility, and protection
This thing we call life is just a live-performance. It is not one reality, for we go through only one version of it — the individual one. An instruction booklet to life can not be printed, not ahead of birth, not during the performance, not while getting off the stage. The first couple of years… Continue reading Reduction, expansion, fragility, and protection
Simple versus Easy
In a hut / in a castleOn a shore / in the forest / on a hillAlone / with a herd — in the hut / about the hut / in the castle / around a castleTangible and intangible chores in creativity, and logic, and magicTo be, lively, in wisdom, in love, That is simpleNot… Continue reading Simple versus Easy
All is sacred. Everything.
Matters of Life — period!
I remember the love of my father, not his suffering.
You can not lose everything.
Life is suffering, and we spend our lives looking for happiness, she said
and I wonder how can any human rely so trustful in chosen wordings. Is it not fair to say that life is pleasure, happiness, joy, and we erroneously spend energy and passion in search of suffering?
Loving whilst waiting for Love
In joy and duty of the little we know
Clubhouse Notes Room: “Which tools are missing in how we activate knowledge?”Moderators: Ni’coel Stark, Deborah ChiDate: June 19 2021 Understand the reason for acquiring knowledge — to be sharedBe creative in sharing knowledge effectivelyPut it on the table, play with it, visibly (e.g. in conversation)
A Philosophy Hour
That is the moment when peasants break bread with refined thinkers. They are all smiles, all hunger, all growing. An open table, buffet style — feasting that they are. All animals All noble
delight in the suneat carefullyavoid fatigue and worry
Make-believe Situation I: You are a wise man
I am a thirteen year young man; You see an intellectual and spiritual hunger in my eyes; You have minutes to inspire, guide, shake me: What would you say to me?
Blindness, Incompletion, and Wisdom — Tchaikovsky’s Opera “Iolanta” [Event]
Born blind, Princess Iolanta lives protected from the outside world, while unaware of her impairment — until love reveals her limitations. Join Sila Blume to discuss incompleteness, and wisdom, based on Peter I. Tchaikovsky’s last opera, on Thursday, March 4 2021, at 4:30 pm EST, in Clubhouse. Please, go to https://www.joinclubhouse.com/event/MzapOQZp Tchaikovsky, Iolanta (Melodiya USSR… Continue reading Blindness, Incompletion, and Wisdom — Tchaikovsky’s Opera “Iolanta” [Event]
People who are unable to use their hands skillfully for all kinds of work, will not become good thinkers and will behave awkwardly in life. It is not the head alone, but the whole human being that is a logician. Activities demanding manual and bodily skill, such as knitting, leads to the enhancement of the… Continue reading Handmade