Category Archives: Philosophy

Purpose Of Life.

This week’s topic for the weekly Friday LBC post was suggested by Pravin whose take on the subject can be seen at his blog. Another contributor is Shackman whose take can be seen at his blog.

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Peace Of Mind.

There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “Maybe,” the … Continue reading

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I can’t remember what prompted me to suggest this topic for the weekly LBC post but having done it, I shall gamely try and write something meaningful about it. Oddly enough, the last week’s post on The Old Days somehow … Continue reading

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This topic was suggested by me for the weekly Friday LBC posts for this year. Quite what I had in my mind when I suggested it escapes me now and I am floundering to write something about it. “Daydreaming is … Continue reading

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First Impressions.

I want to share a story which has been inspired by a post by Nick. For many years now I have been seeing an elderly gentleman briskly walking every evening in our local joggers’ park. I have often heard him … Continue reading

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Value Of A Degree HS & College.

Today’s topic for the LBC comes from a list of suggestions made by Shackman whose take on it promises to be very interesting, coming as it would from a self acknowledged jock. Unlike many of my contemporaries, my late wife … Continue reading

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Being Alone.

Synchronicity strikes again. Number one development – Yesterday my niece Anjali posted a link to an article on her facebook wall that took me to this author and her book. I bought the Kindle version of the book which I … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time.

How apt that this brand new year starts with a Loose Bloggers Consortium (LBC) post the title of which has been suggested by the newest member of the consortium, Lin.  Appropriate, because it is the discipline of that one post … Continue reading

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“Repetition gives a semblance of credibility to even the most outlandish lies.” Please don’t ask me to elaborate.  There are too many lies and half-truths in our public life going around that I cannot even grade them for their vileness. … Continue reading

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