Category Archives: Poetry

Philosophy as a bunch of jibjab

A commentator at my site objects to my discussion of Existentialism and the meaning of life: “In all honesty this is just a bunch of JibJab with really no actual true meaning funny how people waste years and thousands studying … Continue reading

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John Enright’s “Kant”

Kant I really want To understand Kant And all of his vaunted system. But somehow my brain resists him. I’d like to take up the helm On a trip through his noumenal realm And soak up all the glories Of … Continue reading

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Spanish translation of “What Business Ethics Can Learn from Entrepreneurship”

“Lo que la Ética Empresarial Puede Aprender del Emprendimiento.” The Spanish translation of my essay is by Walter Jerusalinsky and published online at Idóneos e-magazine. The essay was first published in English as “What Business Ethics Can Learn from Entrepreneurship” … Continue reading

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Obedience in education in 1700s Germany

In Britain and America in the 1700s, the most influential philosopher of education was John Locke, with his Some Thoughts Concerning Education. In France, it was Jean-Jacques Rousseau with his Emile. But in the German states, it was Johann Georg … Continue reading

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Joanne Lowery, “Brush”

At the author’s request, I’ve removed this poem, which was originally published in the 1990s.

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Nietzsche’s poem “From High Mountains”

Friedrich Nietzsche “From High Mountains: Aftersong” O noon of life! O time to celebrate! O summer garden! Restlessly happy and expectant, standing, Watching all day and night, for friends I wait: Where are you, friends? Come! It is time! It’s … Continue reading

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The worst love poem ever?

Our Love is Like a Bowling Ball Our love is like a bowling ball Like a brand new Brunswick Red Zone, It rolls and rolls down the alley of desire And rolls and rolls and rolls. I will keep you … Continue reading

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Come to the edge

Come to the edge he said. They said: we are afraid. Come to the edge he said. They came. He pushed them … and they flew. (Guillaume Apollinaire)

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