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by amateurphilosophynerd
Mon Jul 06, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Poetry here.
Replies: 1117
Views: 213214

Re: Poetry Bin

I will set my [academic] spirit free, in that hidden place, of Secrecy. Where I will pit God, one on one, and say Forbidden by the Sun. The Sun Gods forbid your aim, but creativity is the game. My Intellect it will be free, then I can contemplate fearful symetry. To my secret place, I will hide, wit...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Mon Jul 06, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Poetry here.
Replies: 1117
Views: 213214

Re: Poetry Bin

Some Fruit is not meant to be eaten, It is rotting on the vine. The smells of bitterness, are not sublime. I think I need some watered down and ratio'ed wine! For we must keep a poetic vein like poesie the social contract (again!) or we might remonstrate on Kant (not yet read) or our conversations t...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Fri Jul 03, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Poetry here.
Replies: 1117
Views: 213214

Re: Poetry Bin

Boring old ads,
take away,
the reverie,
of the programme takes.
Subliminals along manipulative lines,
that speak of products so sublime,
That hope to take away from the programmes fair,
to allow for products
for which
one does not
have a care.
copyright kjahpoeticgeniusproductions2009
by amateurphilosophynerd
Fri Jul 03, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 49437

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

Ive just finished reading cancer ward by Solzhenitsyn, brilliant book, really gets you thinking about questions of how far you take the idea of "saving" someone. Makes you think about people's different perceptions of a problem too. Anyone read it? A lso Im thinking of reading In Cold Blood next. A...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Poetry here.
Replies: 1117
Views: 213214

Re: Poetry Bin

Are my fingers green? are my plants exuding rewarding fragrance? or do they protest with overgrowth and protest? Are they Green Revolutionaries responding? The Philosophy of Plants some kind of 'will'? Do they have wills of their own? are things as they seem? My Herbs are up in arms but I am most pr...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Tue Jun 30, 2009 10:56 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 49437

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

I am now reading Martha Nussbaum 'Upheaval of Thought' The Intelligence of the Emotions. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Upheavals-Thoug" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ... 0521531829 My Second Massive Tome for this year If I am a really good girl I do a number of Tomes but more especially ea...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Poetry here.
Replies: 1117
Views: 213214

Re: Poetry Bin

I have to copy and paste, the poems I made, so they don't go to waste, and I don't end up in Literary Philosophical Wastelands, searching for Gems of Experimentation, my crazy thoughts, for a crazier nation. So hello PN folks it's me now, introducing the New Place Lands, Places of Invention, Places ...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Jun 25, 2009 11:20 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 49437

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

I am reading Doris Lessing's 'The Golden Notebook'. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Golden-Notebook-Harper-Perennial-Classics/dp/0007247206" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; which is before I read Martha Nussbaum's 'Upheaval of the Emotions' as it logically fits in before 'Hiding from Humanity'...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Sat May 02, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: John Locke
Replies: 7
Views: 2868

Re: John Locke

I have the Enquiry on human understanding on mp3 file which i plan to listen too as a lead in text to the very substantive Charles Taylor 'Sources of the Self' speaks of the 'Lockean' self, hence the need to investigate the connection.
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Poetry here.
Replies: 1117
Views: 213214

Re: Poetry Bin

After a Nietschean Expression on a book I am reading Superman Nietczche

Superman
is perfect
has it all
got it sussed
reigns over us
philosophers kings
with perfect qaulifications
perfectd lives
(but Rousseau was deviant in matters of love and care)
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:13 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Poetry here.
Replies: 1117
Views: 213214

Re: Poetry Bin

perhaps i should dance in the shadow of philosophers and touch their robes waiting for the healing like superhumans full capable able (no disabilities to obscure and label) they bestride their universes of meaning, and loss of meaning (taylor) array Prejudice invest in dark realms dark light dark f...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:10 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Poetry here.
Replies: 1117
Views: 213214

Re: Poetry Bin

Emotions
jostle
inside
me
where
they
ought
not
to
be
I
wish
I
was
free
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 143
Views: 76453

Re: Suggestions Box

the philosophy of transport commuting and travel? plus stuff that goes with it ie laptops, coffee, suits, etc.
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:35 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 143
Views: 76453

Re: Suggestions Box

A Philosophy Now logoed Car? come to think of it that's a jolly good idea plus large electronic poster advertising, TV ad campaigns. Marketing and PR agencies etc etc.
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Apr 09, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 143
Views: 76453

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