Category Archives: Death and Dying
Cinema means pulling a uniform over our eyes, warned Kafka — Paul Virilio, Open Sky You are taken to see but your eyes are not prepared to look at the spectacle placed gently in front of you like a … Continue reading →
How does death affect the way in which we search for meaning? Does the fact of death negate or take away what we will have accomplished in our lives? It is 1970. I am four years old. My goldfish does … Continue reading →
Overcoming Violence? Watching Gran Torino and No Country for Old Men with St. Bonaventure, Derrida and Kierkegaard.
He who speaks of the twentieth century as the century of wolves still thinks too innocently. Peter Sloterdijk, Rage and Time. The question mark is casting doubt on overcoming. I do not doubt violence. There is really nothing … Continue reading →
The Impermanent Self: Buddha and Jesus at the Baseball Game When the Buddha achieved his enlightenment, he was quietly seated under a tree. He made certain that his everyday was free from distractions. He found a quiet grove. He … Continue reading →