Monthly Archives: October 2014

D&D character backstory – Heian, the plane smith monk

Heian was a stranded wood elf child wandering from city to city surviving by begging and withstanding the harshness of the world by an innate uncanny attunement to the elements. Having stayed in a particular city for a number of … Continue reading

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Pride and egotism cloud the mind with bias and self-importance.  One must consider that all things were not created for themselves and thus need not opined upon, or paid any mind if it has no actual effect on one’s existence.

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Unraveling

Pride, responsibility, sympathy.  These are things that I’m not particularly interested in. What is it to choose to avoid problems rather than confront them?  What is it to change your system of values when the current system is a constant … Continue reading

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There will always be something about every person one encounters that is disagreeable or irritating.  This is fine.  There should be no malice or guilt.  Just acknowledgement of the feeling and a look into what sets the self apart from … Continue reading

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a solipsists regret

I saw you waiting for the bus one day. I wished to talk to you but the crowd, the stops and starts it did not happen I’m dying you know really dying actually I know you’ll never read this. i’m … Continue reading

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Aggression does not equal passion, and preference against aggression does not equal cowardice. Aggressors are not correct simply because the base instincts in the human animal finds aggression easy to understand. Non-aggression is just as valid a response to a … Continue reading

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Given the lack of popularity of eudaimonia despite how long it has been around, one may wonder if perhaps that is a testament to how unlikely it is to be achieved.

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I am not responsible for, nor do I have the authority or audacity to, others in how they choose to live out this miserable finite existence. All I can do is be mindful of my unique experience and convey my … Continue reading

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