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About who am i? same as Odysseus (homo viator) told the cyclops, "Nobody" ...

... worshipper - servant - only of that sublimely monstrous, self-devouring, deaf dumb & blind god "Nature".

(i.e. an epicurean-spinozist ... "pandeist?")

anyway: 'happy childhood'. no wives or kids. far-flung, (mostly) life-long, good friends. avid hiker, non-player gamer, voracious reader, music junkie, sapiosexual swinger, compulsive flâneur & recreational dialectician: absurdist, freethinker &

... left libertarian
(re: STAKEholder political-economy (e.g. political demarchy + economic democracy + time-credit mutualism + cosmopolitan agonism)).

:death: :flower:

there
is
no godot
but
Death,
and
Sleep
is
her prophet.

(i.e. meontophilia)?
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Favourite philosophers Epicurus & Lucretius, Sextus Empiricus, Hypatia°, Ibn Rushd . . . Montaigne, B. Spinoza, Baron d'Holbach, T. Paine . . . F. Douglass, F. Nietzsche, P. Kropotkin, W.E.B. DuBois, P. W. Zapffe, J. Dewey, M. Buber, G. Bataille, H. Arendt°, A. Camus, F. Fanon, E.M. Cioran, I. Murdoch°, P. Foot°, C Rosset, P. Feyerabend, A. Murray, S. Haack°, P. Bourdieu, G. Steiner, D. Deutsch, V. Stenger, T. Metzinger, R.S. Bakker, M. Nussbaum°, D. Schweickart, C. Rovelli, Q. Meillassoux, R. Brassier, E. Thacker ...
Favourite quotations "I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion."
~Benedictus de Spinoza

Sapere aude.

"Science is not perfect. It's often misused. It's only a tool. But it's the best tool we have."
~Carl Sagan

Carpe jugulum.

"We invented the blues; Europeans invented psychoanalysis. You invent what you need."
~Albert Murray

Non serviam.

"That which is hateful to you, do not do to anyone."
~Hillel the Elder

Solitaire et solidaire.

"In your ruins I find shelter."
~Samuel Beckett (from letter to Emil Cioran)

Memento mori, memento vivere.

There is an infinite amount of hope in the universe ... but not for us. ~Franz Kafka

Alea iacta est.

"The friends I do have are simply those who quit drinking. If there is an occupational hazard to writing, it's drinking." ~Cormac McCarthy