Tag Archives: choice

velliety into volition

Paul (from somewhere in Romans):  For I do not do what I want, but do the very thing I hate.   If only I were a better mother a kinder daughter a truer lover, less a liar sighed into air and forgotten; inclination … Continue reading

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a dangerous passivity

he wants to talk morality and choice as if they are pieces in some celestial chess game, with us the pawns prepainted shades that place us into set squares at the start predestined or already damned or sails, empty and … Continue reading

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bitter water

they say life begins with the first drawn breath. He must not pour olive oil on it or put incense on it, his offering,  because it is a grain offering for jealousy, his offering is seed a reminder-offering to draw attention to … Continue reading

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