From Plato, Aristotle, Horace, Longinus to Mazzoni and the present, the idea that art can serve a function is old. That art could inform people’s virtues, morals, spur them to civic duty, heroism, transport them, connect them with God (the transcendental) and even bring them consolation in times of difficulty. This idea is not … Continue reading Sucker Album Review and General Comments on Society
Month: February 2017
The Impartialist vs the Partialist
In moral philosophy to be an impartialist means you believe that people should be treated fairly and equally without bias or prejudice. You would be inclined to believe that we should treat people this way in all situations. This is very appealing since it speaks to our desire for justice and fairness. The impartialist understands … Continue reading The Impartialist vs the Partialist
You can drive a spear through my chest I doubt I will feel it Doubt I will care 'Cause when it falls it shatters Pieces of shit that scatter into nothimg... Into me.
What is at the core of loneliness?
I have been thinking for a while about the nature of loneliness. Obviously being lonely isn't being alone, people can be alone and not be lonely. People can also be lonely in a group of people. So, what is it to be lonely? My experience of being lonely around people came to me with my … Continue reading What is at the core of loneliness?
"If you leave Then I will die", you said. Oh, darling, you're quite a syllogism.
Insects on my skin Crawling in my skin Fires shooting from head A broken brain spitting images Feelings. Life cracking me CRAC-KING ME. Revealing my mind! Revealing my In-SANITY! #### Shit is going a bit South needed to express. Love you all
Sex vs Violence
Buckley, Canadian commentator who runs the YouTube channel A Dose of Buckley, has pointed out something which I hadn’t really noticed until now. In his video Miley vs Taylor and Sex vs Violence he asks why we tolerate violence more than we do sex. It is not like someone has died from someone walking into … Continue reading Sex vs Violence
You asked me for milk Hand on the gate I turned around and said it God knows I would never call any woman that. I never have. You neglect your children You come and go as you please. Disappear in the middle of the night Go AWOL for a couple of days And still you … Continue reading Bitch
The Thrill and Guilt
I don’t care if your soul chokes. Grab the neighbor’s dog, Slit its throat. Watch the blood seep into the ground, As the air thickens, Feel as life wriggles its way. You’ll know how precious life is And how wrong it is. ### Taken from my book of poems and essays Plug Your Ears … Continue reading The Thrill and Guilt