"My friend, you are never going to find a woman running down the path you are on. You say you want a serious relationship but you are going through women like a diuretic goose. You finally pick one to stay with but only because the sex was easy. You…"
""To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting."--e.e. Cummings"
""From childhood's hour I have not beenAs others were; I have not seenAs others saw; I could not bringMy passions from a common spring.From the same source I have not takenMy sorrow; I could not awakenMy heart to joy at the same tone;And…"
The Unbearable Lightness of Being- Milan Kundera; The Beggars
Trilogy- Nancy Kress...
"We are all a little weird and
life's a little weird,
and when we find someone whose
weirdness is compatible with ours,
we join up with them and fall in
mutual weirdness and call it love. - Dr. Seuss
The Shooting of Dan McGrew- Robert W. Service
..." And hunger not of the belly kind, that’s banished with bacon and beans,But the gnawing hunger of lonely men for a home and all that it means;For a fireside far from the cares that are, four walls and a roof above;But oh! so cramful of cosy joy, and crowded with a woman’s love — A woman dearer than all the world, and true as Heaven is true — "...
"I've spent some time with Heidegger, but find Gadamer superior for my purposes for several reasons.
1. Gadamer didn't go full Nazi. If virtue is not irrelevant to moral and philosophical inquiry, that matters.
I believe that boys should use their time primarily to prepare for manhood. This group is for young men, dads, and other men who have opinions they'd like to share on how boys should grow up or be raised.
"Oh, I agree that the Enlightenment is a large part of the problem. In this case, it impedes the development (or reclamation) of alternatives to moral relativism.
But you know my intellectual influences, MacIntyre and Gadamer in…"