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ARAB STRAP; PHILOPHOBIA; PHILOSOPHY; DANCE (the human condition is fucking poetry)

17 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments (S)llew la Wulf

This song is from the perfectly named and beautifully, melancholically poignant album Philophobia by the marvellous Arab Strap. I did this dance over a year ago now when I was in the midst of feeling a whirlpool of emotions, bought on by someone who...

SOMETHING LIGHT-HEARTED (and a little risque)

16 Jan 2021 5 minute read 3 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  The beginning of this year (as was last) has been fairly shambolic in numerous ways. January is always a tough month; it's cold, dark, we're skint, often not feeling at our peak of fitness too (due to excesses at Christmas or simply just winter let...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 13)

14 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

"A man is rich in proportion to the things he can afford to let alone" – Henry David Thoreau I saw the price of Bitcoin drop to $30k. To me it didn't matter since I bought below, but I knew that it would shoot back up. As I type this, BTC is at $37k....

Under the cotton sky

13 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Sarra Geist

As you skirt the sky in search of cotton clouds, the rivers below you, flow with blood, teeming with dreams drowned upstream. The dreams of all who believed and forgot, those who loved and betrayed, those who took without giving, those who followed t...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 9)

9 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

"Defeat is a state of mind. No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality." – Bruce Lee Have you ever had a random thought from the past come up? My thoughts about the past were brought up when I woke up today to check my invest...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 8)

8 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

"Don't judge each day by the harvest your reap but by the seeds you plant" – Robert Louis Stevenson Before going to sleep yesterday an old acquaintance asked me about Crypto as I seldomly post about it on my Snapchat Stories. We talked about some asp...

AMERICA, LAND OF THE FREE (FOR SOME); some notes on privilege, whiteness and racism.

8 Jan 2021 14 minute read 4 comments (S)llew la Wulf

  It's funny, yesterday I spoke to 2 people on the phone; one a family member (Black) another à friend (white). After the standard and general greetings, and the "how are you coping? " lockdown check ins, both conversations moved on, to more meaty st...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 7)

7 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

"He who is not a good servant will not be a good master." – Plato A few coworkers and I were chatting about the lottery today. Some of them lauded at the idea of the grandeur lifestyle they would live. One of the wiser ones brought up that an overwhe...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 6)

6 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Mako Taco

 “The best revenge is not to be like your enemy” – Marcus Aurelius After watching the news about Capitol Hill, I was disappointed. Whether you disagree or agree with why they started to protest, they were exercising their first amendment right. I lov...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 5)

6 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

“Every night before going to sleep, we must ask ourselves: what weakness did I overcome today? What virtue did I acquire?” – Seneca I want to set this precedent for the year. I chose this first because I want to chronicle my progress at the end of e...