Monthly Archives: May 2012

‘GOD IN HEAVEN’

Where the concept of ‘God in Heaven’ is concerned, I am confident that, for most people these days, that would boil down to the sun being in the sky on a hot, cloudless day, like the day on which I … Continue reading

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OPPOSING TYRANNY

Despite all the efforts man makes to ‘dethrone’ autocracy and set up democratic or theocratic alternatives to its implacable rule, the Sun persists more or less unchanged in its tyrannical path, oblivious to the efforts of men of a certain … Continue reading

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EXISTENTIALIST DISMAY

A solitary bird, possibly a gull, on a lonely flight across an early-evening sullen sky to only it knows where, as I stare aghast, with something approaching existentialist dismay, at the vast empty spaces it has to traverse to get … Continue reading

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MY PHILOSOPHICAL USE OF THE TERMS ‘SUPREME’ AND ‘PRIMAL’ IN GENDER CONTEXT

I tend to use the terms ‘supreme’ and ‘primal’, contrary to standard practice,  in relation to positive and negative complementary opposites, pretty much like two sides of the same coin,  which are in turn conditioned, as far as I am … Continue reading

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HUMAN BEINGS?

They speak of people as human beings, but comparatively few ever are.  Most people are either human doings, human givings, or human takings, to use loosely equivalent terms, and more usually the human takings are axially in league, state-hegemonically, with … Continue reading

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ART OF THE SKIES

He delighted in the abstractions of the sky – its pinks and greys, its clouds and haze set against a pale-blue backdrop, ever changing but slowly, almost imperceptibly, as though by sleight-of-hand, a truly magical spectacle in which man plays … Continue reading

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WHO OR WHAT IS MY BROTHER?

Who or what is my brother? Not in the obvious familial sense but in the religious or ideological sense of fellow in the cause of metaphysics, godliness, Heaven, true religion, universality, global transcendence, etc. Let me be blunt.  Only that … Continue reading

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MY ROCK MUSIC IMPOSSIBLES

WHITESNAKE: Despite some good music, this band is so lyrically obsessed by sex and love and women as to be, for me, insufferable.  I like one or two of their songs, but that’s about it.  This is commercial rock at … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I have started a third blog site at wordpress.com to follow ‘John’s Space’ and ‘Centretruths Digital Media’, both of which served as useful launchpads for a variety of eBooks.  This one may do the same, but it will take time … Continue reading

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