The pain of admiration, awareness, appreciation, and knowledge is understanding the beauty of something someone created, and realizing that you may never enjoy something of your own as much. This is what I think when I read Kurt Vonnegut, or Philip K. Dick, or listen to the lyrics of Sean Nelson of Harvey Danger. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5yPKfYMkqqtrGJ0ci0VcUQ?si=4-qvK4Y3QQaOxrSGzef0pQ&dl_branch=1 [...]
Just redid this old post as a podcast with some bonus material. Listen in the Spotify player below the text. Thanks for listening. What if we are all the same person, but we just look and act differently based on a multitude of superficial, external, and situational variables? What if the real point to existence [...]
A broken clock is right twice a day. A clock that works but is set to the wrong time, may never be correct.
A couple of weeks ago, I launched the Thought & Other Absurdities Podcast where I'll be reading all of my blog posts to you with some special bonus material. Please check it out, subscribe, follow, drop a review, & share it with your friends who might like it and on social media. Click the buttons [...]
I realize it’s weird to repost this since I just posted it last week, but I wanted to let everyone know that you can now listen to Thought & Other Absurdities as a podcast. It is available on several outlets and there are more to come. See where it’s currently available on Anchor here https://anchor.fm/joseph-d-newcomer .
I listen to everything on Spotify so here is that specific link. https://open.spotify.com/show/3KT8D6t6CSsjzUknp4Y28g?si=GFznEzv9RKKxjizIbmPNPg&dl_branch=1
I hope you will all take a moment to listen and subscribe.
Living is a terribly humiliating proposition. If you make it through a single day without embarrassing yourself or feeling mortified for someone else, you’ve absolutely beaten the odds. It’s all a very telling sign that so few of us are able to do the things we feel we are meant to do, and instead, only get to do what we are forced by our needs to do, things that feel unnatural to us so that we are able sustain a life in this humiliating world we’ve constructed.
Consider the weary traveler. They have a lot on their mind, trying to get to the airport through traffic, thinking and hoping they haven’t forgotten something at their house or in the hotel, wondering if they’ll be able to get to their gate in time because their kid was screaming all morning and wouldn’t brush their teeth, so now they’re running late, just…
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