The latter [Historiography] is information about and acquaintance with the historical, and indeed in a purely technical sense, i.e., it calculates by balancing the past against the present and vice versa. Everything historiographical takes direction from the historical. History, on the contrary, has no need of the historiographical. The historiographer is always just a technician, […]Read more "History/Historiography"
Man has Three ways of Acting wisely: Firstly, on Meditation, This is the noblest; Secondly, on Imitation, This is the easiest; and Thirdly, on Experience: This is the bitterest. -ConfuciusRead more "Man has Three ways…"
A carpet lay on a Road traveled by many, And when the evening came It was grey and dusty Like the road. There upon I said unto my soul: This is thy parable, O soul, when thou Endurest patiently the Market and the Incidents of the Market. Fu-KiangRead more "A carpet…"
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narrow chinks of his cavern. -BlakeRead more "The Doors…"
“If everyone wants to be happy, how come it’s so hard to find someone to be happy with?” – Dave NobleRead more "If everyone…"
“Thank you O lord for the white blind light, Thank you O lord for the white blind light. A city rises from the sea. I had a splitting headache from which the future is made.” – Jim Morrison (The Ghost Song) It has become, almost painfully, obvious that the city that rose from my sea has […]Read more "My Self: A Re-evaluation"
And so the analysis continues. The re-evaluation becomes the self-examination with the intention of showing me, personally, more of my ignorance’s, and perhaps illuminating the limits or spheres of human consciousness by virtue of my being human. Let me first start with that quote from ‘The Ghost Song’. Specifically the part “A city rises from […]Read more "To Future Concords and Harmony"