Tag Archives: materialism

That Which Can Be Seen

Next time you meet someone with a strictly “realistic” (materialistic) view of the universe, that only that which can be seen (scientifically observed) exists, point out the following: 96% of the universe is un-observable and is not technically “there.” I … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 10

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Three: My Life of Decadent Sensualism in Paris Previously: The Fool’s life of gleeful materialism ended as a destitute dream. ↔ The next morning, I went and stood where Mrs. Hussey could stare at … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 9

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Two: My Life of Happy Materialism in London (Continued) Previously: The Fool’s life of gleeful consumption ran out of steam before it even began. ↔ I woke up at three in … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 8

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Two: My Life of Happy Materialism in London (Continued) Ah, London was so sweet. I came to love her grinning granite Belshazzars and unicorns and horns-o-plenty carved in stone on … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 7

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Two: My Life of Happy Materialism in London Previously: The Fool decided to abandon his search for meaning and embrace material gratification. For the world is in their hearts and … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Death: An Irrational Joy

My mother died on Thanksgiving Day and I have never felt more joy in my life. Am I mad or merely cold-hearted? Neither. I was raised believing in Me and Mom and Dad. And that was pretty much it. God … Continue reading

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