Thu 21 May, 2009 03:40 am - "And I very often wish that I could know the truth about just any one circumstance connected with my life. Is the phantasmagoria of sound and noise and color really passing or is it all an... (view)
Sun 17 May, 2009 09:45 am - My life is all a muddling through, somehow, without any recognizable goal in view, and there is no explanation of the scuffle tendered or anywhere procurable.
How to understand "there is no... (view)
Sun 17 May, 2009 08:39 am - "I seem to have done nothing with pre-meditation, but rather, to have had things done to me. And for all the rest of my life, as I know now, I shall have to shave every morning in order to be... (view)
Mon 11 May, 2009 09:27 am - Surely it is not asking very much to wish that my personal conduct be intelligible to me! Yet it is forbidden to know for what purpose this universe was intended, to what end it was set a-going, or... (view)
Sat 25 Apr, 2009 03:42 am - "And surely, to be just a very gullible consciousness provisionally existing among inexplicable mysteries, is not an enviable plight. And yet this life"to which I cling... (view)
Sat 25 Apr, 2009 02:26 am - "In your conceded dreams, I am sure, you must invent and see and listen to persons who for the while seem quite as real to you as I do now." What does "conceded dreams" here... (view)
Fri 24 Apr, 2009 10:14 am - "My own wife, at all events, I find an unfailing mystery, a Sphinx whose secrets I assume to be not worth knowing: and, as I am mildly thankful to narrate, she knows very little about me, and... (view)