December 8, 2023

A Mind In The Sky

I finally greet takeoff The wait has been long enough As my weight is taken outside of nature’s pattern And flippantly made lesser or greater The faces worn by those around me       […]

Tallinn: Ptarmigan, the art in social

  A line of thought recently kicking round my head has been the characterisation of disciplines according to the manner in which they express experience of reality – dance through movement, philosophy rational argument, music […]

A Writing habit

According to Aristotle, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” Thinking about writing habits, I am reminded of the age-old adage of “practice makes perfect,” and although […]

A Defence of Philosophy: Reason and Imagination

In his essay, ‘A Defence of Poetry’, Shelley distinguishes reason from imagination in the following way: “Reason respects the differences, and imagination the similitudes of things. Reason is to imagination as the instrument to the […]

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