Independence Day in the USA

It's America's 240th birthday today, and these two past posts of mine still do a good job explaining in a nutshell what I believe as a naturalized US citizen, whose parents immigrated to the US from the Marcos-martial-law-era Philippines, back in the 1970s. https://thelizardqueen.wordpress.com/2005/01/26/because-the-bunny-asked-for-it/ https://thelizardqueen.wordpress.com/2005/01/28/why-im-glad-the-us-is-not-a-pure-democracy/ Cheers, The LQ

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The Virtue of Crushing Routine

Long-time members of my readership know that I grew up in a Navy family. By the age of ten, I moved four times, crossing the Pacific Ocean and the continental United States three times, and attending four different elementary schools. Besides books, the only constants in my young life were routine family duties. When my … Continue reading The Virtue of Crushing Routine

Reading Nietzsche III: The Eternal Recurrence of the Same

Note: My journal notes from 13 years ago continued. This is the penultimate blog entry for Reading Nietzsche. 🙂 12 October 1999 The Overman uses his Will-to-Power to create his own horizon of meaning, which overflows his self into an external creation. This external creation takes on a life on its own such that it … Continue reading Reading Nietzsche III: The Eternal Recurrence of the Same