Category Archives: Philosophy

Friday, 30th December, 2016

Here’s something I wrote a while back, but it’s as relevant now as then:- “The Three-Legged Stool Lesson           “In his rickety old barn, Tom Evans Dolcoion used to milk his herd of fifteen cows by hand.   Even in the … Continue reading

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Saturday, 19th November, 2016

For My Friend           You left us.  Suddenly, you were gone.  Gone from our home and our lives. We noticed that you were feeling unwell, but only for a few days before your passing.   So we decided to take you … Continue reading

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Saturday,20th August, 2016

I often quote the old reprobate W. C. Fields who, when caught reading the Bible by those who knew him and being asked what a man with his outlook on life was doing, replied:  “Looking for loopholes”. I don’t feel … Continue reading

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Sunday, 5th June, 2016

A little girl, perhaps 3 years old and cradled in her mother’s arms, observed the scene. Her mother was shouting at “those in authority” – the men assigned to keep the immigrants in the place designated by their bosses.   The … Continue reading

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Friday, 29th May, 2015.

Posted this on my Facebook yesterday.   Thought it was worth preserving here instead of losing itself among the trivial dross of that medium:- “Aged 15, and having been deeply in love with Wales and all things Welsh for a … Continue reading

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Monday, 31st March, 2015.

Following my “philosophical” post last time about the emotions of animals, I received this story from my friend Pat over there in the US of A.   She has posted it on her own blog:  patriciaboesel.wordpress.com/tag/mourning/  “The wail came loud and … Continue reading

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