Category Archives: Philosophy

  1. Summer Solstice – Ranting Good, Bad, and Ugly

    06/21/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I hate summer. I hate heat. And my very threatened well scares me worse in summer. Already, we’ve had about …
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  2. The Witch in the Garden

    05/21/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I’ve not been doing HecateDemeter’s “Magical Battle of America” rites on Saturdays — not for just over a month now. …
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  3. Rites of Spring Equinox Amidst the Exhaustion

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    03/20/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I’ve been humming that bit from “Camelot” about the “lusty month of May” and substituting the phrase “springing month of …
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  4. Choose Your Poison Passion

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    02/12/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    My son was trying out a worked over fountain pen this weekend, scribbling on a stray envelope.  He did as …
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  5. I Am Humbled…

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    12/27/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    …to be in such company! Yes, it is that time of the year again! The Jon Swift Roundup 2016 is …
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  6. In Need Of…Lightness, Lost the Switch?

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    12/25/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Yuletide. Christmas. Hanukkah. Kwanzaa. Solstice.  All the reasons for the season, the season of “lights” when to many of us …
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  7. The Jester Speaks – Can Winston Smith Speak?*

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    11/20/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    *If you do not get that title reference?  You are lost and a slave to the right wing bullshit machine …
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  8. News and Poetry from the Resistance

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    11/13/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    SNL nailed it with what we all wish Clinton had said.  In the long dark night, we need some mental …
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  9. Shaking Out the Mental Sheets

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    11/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Sometimes a fall day here in the Pacific Nor’west is not a wet gray rainy mess!  On the occasional clear …
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  10. I’m A Knife…

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    07/06/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Have you seen the quizzes online that tell you what sort of dog you would be? What sort of vehicle …
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  11. Kantian Reading Fail

    06/01/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    I joke about quite often, that I am a Kantian Existentialist in love with Frederich Nietzsche.  But it really is …
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  12. The Why Is No Mystery

    04/05/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    It’s no secret that I consider the military deaths in war to often be a form of human sacrifice. And …
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  13. Pssst….I Didn’t Wash Downstream

    02/04/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Yes, it has been raining. But this is Washington of the Left Coast, we are accustomed to that. I am …
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