The season has just begun

I just read an article on about the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers, at 9-0, were the only remaining undefeated basketball team this season until last Saturday when they lost by 16 points to the Chicago Bulls. Prior to Saturday, they looked invincible. Their nine game winning streak included impressive wins over several top contenders.… Continue reading The season has just begun

I love you, Philosophy

“Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love.”  -William Shakespeare, Hamlet I do not study philosophy because I deem it wise, but because, like the inhaling of oxygen, when I fail to do it, I can feel myself suffocating, contracting, and… Continue reading I love you, Philosophy

The wisdom of making love

“Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it.” -Epictetus The touch of a lover’s hand is more than a thousand insights. The taste of a passion-filled kiss is more illuminating than a lifetime of contemplation. Of all the knowledge to be gained, none is greater than that which is attained in a single hour of making love. Audre… Continue reading The wisdom of making love