Friday, November 4, 2016

Aphorisms to 1000

Here are the next 250 daily meditations in single sentences dreamed up each day, usually with the first cup-o-joe.
"The closer I look, the farther free will recedes." ~ 751
"I am imperfect but may be wrong about that." ~ 752
"I made a tool then it remade me." ~ 753
"A fool and his ideology are not soon parted." ~ 754
"Forgiveness takes more courage than revenge." ~ 755
"A variety of experience enables doubt." ~ 756
"Letting go is required to grow." ~ 757
"Categorically my thoughts are a means to truth's end." ~ 758
"Virtual reality is simply another layer of metaphor." ~ 759
"Obedience is also a virtue of the slave mind." ~ 760

"Every direction is in itself a leap of faith." ~ 761
"Shall we compromise our dogmas or come to blows?" ~ 762
"Revenge is license to visit crime upon the criminal." ~ 763
"Cults of violence come to no good end." ~ 764
"Life and death commence being at the same time." ~ 765
"This moment can only dream of another." ~ 766
"How closely shall I follow any path?" ~ 767
"Where is the line between symbol and idol?" ~ 768
"A process is the shape of being in time." ~ 769
"If there be one demon among them, shall we kill them all?" ~ 770

"I am principally less than my context." ~ 771

"I manage my motion at right angles to my experience of it." ~ 772
"Waiting for heaven is no excuse for not replicating some part of it here." ~ 773
"Oppression is a profitable market." ~ 774
"One confuses kindness with weakness at their own peril." ~ 775
"Should I listen to fools for their occasional truth?" ~ 776
"A lack of self examination permits a self esteem larger than warranted." ~ 777
"We are also ripples in the fabric of space." ~ 778
"Eventually we will find our planet's limits." ~ 779
"The comforts of ritual came late to me." ~ 780

"Our thoughts themselves are at best occasionally chosen." ~ 781

"The destruction of innocence is not victimless." ~ 782
"Faith does not require joining a human institution." ~ 783
"When I judge the idea and not the person, both are more apt to benefit." ~ 784
"Understanding truth requires exploration of the different." ~ 785
"To an infinite cosmos, the self is as void." ~ 786
"Ideology is an answer looking for a problem." ~ 787
"Naming my emotion tends to diminish its influence." ~ 788
"The sediment of the future reveals itself gradually." ~ 789
"The meta culture of cults is not bound by any ideology." ~ 790

"Oh that I could love the unmet stranger with greater ease." ~ 791

"Not causing injustice is insufficient to the pursuit of justice's effect." ~ 792
"With death certain where in each moment shall I place my mind?" ~ 793
"Certainty is truth's neighbor." ~ 794
"Neither commodity nor service is love." ~ 795
"There is no matter or energy which the self can always identify as its own." ~ 796
"Feeling misunderstood is a tragic excuse for doing nothing." ~ 797
"Ideologues idolize ideal ideas." ~ 798
"Shared context enables the compression of meaning." ~ 799
"We rarely ask if the culture we grew in was good." ~ 800

"Our comprehension of God changes with each generation." ~ 801

"An idealized past only appears better than a feared future." ~ 802
"Meaning rarely and briefly transcends self." ~ 803
"Some cultures are not ready for democracy." ~ 804
"My understanding is bound to my sense's limits." ~ 805
"Innocence is lost whenever evil is fought." ~ 806
"There are many infinities between nothing and something." ~ 807
"For most religion is a blanket to hold while falling into oblivion." ~ 808
"Symbol and memory have entropic limits." ~ 809
"What reservoir is filled by long vacant gazes at nature in the raw?" ~ 810

"The problem with being good in a crisis is having more of them find you." ~ 811

"Does the aphorism that does not change me fail?" ~ 812
"Both absolute freedom and its inverse make for brutal lives." ~ 813
"Witness bearers should start every claim with 'My memory of my memory is...'." ~ 814
"Every party has a share of idiots." ~ 815
"I should avert others suffering before seeking self happiness." ~ 816
"Pretended competence creates space for growth." ~ 817
"Tyranny spawns in ignorance and dies in violence." ~ 818
"I am the vanity of the whirl in the wind." ~ 819
"Safety easily forgets the occasional threat." ~ 820

"Intent and awareness are in a codependent relationship." ~ 821

"News has more value than the products it is used to sell." ~ 822
"Morality is a current." ~ 823
"Defeating Hitler required socialism." ~ 824
"As news is always perspective on truth, we all become gossip mongers." ~ 825
"What matters is a limit upon will." ~ 826
"Dogmata are inconcordant beliefs striving for truth." ~ 827
"A state producing more soldiers than students endangers us all." ~ 828
"To shape a waterfall requires time." ~ 829
"If envy is as sinful as murder, it's prevention too is demanded." ~ 830
"The bully rarely thinks themselves so." ~ 831
"The technology of our adolescence follows us till death." ~ 832
"My disdain enabled my continued ignorance." ~ 833
"How can it be that there are wolves behind every tree?" ~ 834
"What is obvious to one is not necessarily so to another." ~ 835
"The less education we have, the less we tend to value it." ~ 836
"Ideologues place rulers on subjects." ~ 837
"Most fears are about the irrational and uncommon." ~ 838
"As hate is decisive to a cycle of violence, love is decisive to a cycle of peace." ~ 839
"No one book has content sufficient to prosper." ~ 840

"Shall I ever be content with my own content?" ~ 841

"When I'm greedy my generosity fails me." ~ 842
"Myths are the harmony we sing with our ancestors." ~ 843
"Threatening violence for non compliance uses terror to gain power." ~ 844
"We all occasionally lose the beauty in the moment." ~ 845
"Our minds trend to crystalize on familiar perspectives." ~ 846
"On some scales of time and space, free will does not appear." ~ 847
"We risk suffering when we even mention the taboo." ~ 848
"No process can demonstrate itself." ~ 849
"Is not custom but habit writ large?" ~ 850

"Even grace can be immoderate." ~ 851

"Fiction is when we acknowledge the delusion." ~ 852
"I am an iteration on almost every scale I am aware." ~ 853
"Liberty permits fools, but is not license to be cruel." ~ 854
"Shall we trust a moral philosopher who is not also a parent?" ~ 855
"There are many ahead of you seeking almost every dream." ~ 856
"Feminism should mean more than 'don't be a dick'." ~ 857
"The more effecient at promoting disorder a system is, the more apt it is to persist and expand." ~ 858
"Is it tragedy or comedy that most atoms will never be part of life?" ~ 859
"An authentic life quests to find the possibility boundary." ~ 860

"Unaware emotions spread as a virus." ~ 861

"I quandary to quantify the quality of quotes beyond quantity." ~ 862
"The vicious circles of imagination have no exit point but death." ~ 863
"The transition from hardass to lardass has taken many calories." ~ 864
"The eye can not see itself, only a pale, mirrored reflection of its past." ~ 865
"How often are we villain in someone else's narrative?" ~ 866
"The intentional channelling of emotion separates us from other animals." ~ 867
"Belief among many is stronger than the sum of its parts." ~ 868
"When I'm on a road to know where, there will still be flowers." ~ 869
"I am humbled to have even this moment." ~ 870

"Kindness promotes content unions." ~ 871

"Listen until the subject's last word with love in your ear." ~ 872
"We will have no morality to speak of without the survival of our species." ~ 873
"May the inertia of my belief remain challenged." ~ 874
"If you do not choose a vanity, one will be thrust upon you." ~ 875
"I am composed of a hundred trillion life forms and amongst even more stars." ~ 876
"Only in old age have I become near half the parent my children needed." ~ 877
"Be it dirt or decisions, there is only so much I can shovel in a day." ~ 878
"The walls of our reality bubbles are mostly mirrors." ~ 879
"When markets rule the unfit are condemned to lives of suffering." ~ 880

"Disruption is a tool for those who perceive to owe others
 nothing." ~ 881
"Desire is the is that seeks the ought." ~ 882
"Giving myself away engenders more joy than the alternative." ~ 883
"Focus requires ignoring." ~ 884
"I would refuse an eternity as I am." ~ 885
"War almost always starts short and ends long." ~ 886
"Meaning's manifestation morphs both." ~ 887
"I fear human brains far more than any metal tube with powder." ~ 888
"Inaction is often the most competent act." ~ 889
"Who among us would demand freedom only for those they agree with?" ~ 890

"We kill our enemies until they become human to us again." ~ 891

"I too suffer from the vanity of claiming my sins lesser." ~ 892
"We have not forgotten how to train slave minds, only our labels have changed." ~ 893
"Carpe diem? No. In die me." ~ "Seize the day?  No.  The day seized me." ~ 894
"We are what we listen to." ~ 895
"We all even measure the quality of quality differently." ~ 896
"Demagogues arise when the business of states is micromanaged by pundits." ~ 897
"We are in every respect an iteration of previous form." ~ 898
"If it is all vanity then what is time to be but wasted?" ~ 899
"Awareness appears to be derived from tensor sensors." ~ 900

"Symbols enable my mind to exist where my body can never be." ~ 901

"Did the man who rolled the world's largest ball of twine die more content than I? ~ 902
"Where is the line where my interest has more meaning than the states?" ~ 903
"We mostly pretend will for success and blame fate for failure." ~ 904
"Our boot straps and shirt sleeves only go so high." ~ 905
"In full bloom every flower thinks it's a perennial." ~ 906
"All antiheroes are cloaked in myth." ~ 907
"Our bigotry is revealed in its blindness to the suffering of the other." ~ 908
"We fail our own morality too often at the border of empathy and sympathy." ~ 909
"Knowing no other, we are all pleased with our own senses." ~ 910
"I should make no claim to the commonality of the lesson here learned." ~ 911
"Comment before coffee breaks contentment." ~ 912
"On our little lifeboat amongst the uncaring waves shall we eye each other as meat or combine our efforts to fish?" ~ 913
"Relying only on self for responsibility ends up being moral masturbation." ~ 914
"Math is another way to compress information." ~ 915
"If you are not prepared to kill them all, at some point peace must be made." ~ 916
"Fear is a stone on evil's path, tread not there." ~ 917
"Science asks our senses what is, thereby avoiding the unknowable." ~ 918
"As I expend my energy, I begin to matter." ~ 919
"Knowing no other, vanity thinks its culture and heritage superior." ~ 920
"Being the best me I can be is never the best being that is." ~ 921
"Democracy finds the average at best and the lowest common denominator at worst." ~ 922
"The fear of death and the desire for property are more often proportional in us." ~ 923
"The familiar is simultaneously my comfort and blindness." ~ 924
"Meaning is found in the moment and lost just as quickly." ~ 925
"All our leaders have become spinning cartoon balloons." ~ 926
"Unchosen bias exists unaware." ~ 927
"Novelty keeps the abyss at bay." ~ 928
"Unregulated capitalism slowly corrupts us all." ~ 929
"Working smart and  hard is insufficient to gain wealth." ~ 930
"Service is a privledge earned, not a right granted." ~ 931
"Although the way is new to me, a path looks well worn." ~ 932
"Love undone is mere feelings." ~ 933
"Ideology cannot fail; it can only be failed." ~ 934
"Both planet and species have more meaning than you." ~ 935
"Being calm is all about the e-motion in your head." ~ 936
"Manners are a cultural bond bound upon self will." ~ 937
"Occam's razor cuts truth to size." ~ 938
"The odds are that all fame is a distraction." ~ 939
"Would that no one could profit from hate." ~ 940
"Aesthetics is a category which is likely to blind as enlighten." ~ 941
"Accountability contains censorship." ~ 942
"If we are lucky we slowly fade away every day." ~ 943
"Shared useful compromise is always possible and ever preferable to war." ~ 944
"The blind love of others form the walls of my contently perceived dwelling." ~ 945
"Teammates help each other become better so others may fail." ~ 946
"Did God have the qualia of dying but once?" ~ 947
"Knowing no other way, one clings to love." ~ 948
"Manifesting myths moreoft makes mayhem." ~ 949
"Oh to be for only a moment on all scales at once, from cell to person, through planet and cosmos." ~ 950
"Follow your dreams if you are able, lucky, moral, opportune, and timely; otherwise repeat." ~ 951
"Our categories are our caves." ~ 952
"I am unable to care about everyone when I empathize with someone." ~ 953
"Religion reveals commoditizing wisdom has utility." ~ 954
"Victors illuminated declare they are the light." ~ 955
"The physical precedes the fiscal." ~ 956
"Assuming the worst in others allows me to ignore the golden rule." ~ 957  <-- Fan Favorite
"The only place where I can make change happen is now." ~ 958
"The profane erupts when I ignore the sacred." ~ 959
"I built upon an entropic mountain of cards, each limiting my options to escape chaotic collapse." ~ 960
"Battles are  ultimately won in the mind field." ~ 961
"Once I become a stranger in any land I am visitor to all lands." ~ 962
"Truth for one is never truth for all." ~ 963
"Of the two trillion thoughts we have in a life time few are unique." ~ 964
"It has become apostasy to criticize the wholly profits." ~ 965
"Most humans alive during wars did not participate." ~ 966
"Unless I invented the words and the way they are thought, I am not free." ~ 967
"Claiming being beyond the herenow is illocated pretense." ~ 968
"Belief based on desire is blind to evidence." ~ 969
"Teachers are learning's reverse engineers." ~ 970
"Externalizing thought reduces our memories." ~ 971
"Humility in failure heals me." ~ 972
"Children sweat as poor parents rarely learn wealth accumulation." ~ 973
"Tis better to be lazy in knowledge than to expend effort in ignorance." ~ 974
"Kindness cost little, while meanness can cost all." ~ 975
"There is no market for wisdom." ~ 976
"The love from a child is more fakery than the love of a grandparent." ~ 977
"Extremism in the defense of liberty destroys that which it attempts to protect." ~ 978
"I too easily take for granted what is locally common." ~ 979
"Beating the crap out of my own assumptions is still a violent vanity." ~ 980
"I can never know the full results of my own cause." ~ 981
"On occasion ritual and custom need violation." ~ 982
"There but for humility walk I." ~ 983
"If you are never unsure you are doing it wrong." ~ 984
"The hateful heart can not see itself much less another." ~ 985
"An avalanche that thinks it is the mountain falls twice." ~ 986
"The unperceived will of the other is more oft our fate." ~ 987
"Who does not engage love court's hate." ~ 988
"I was taught that to put others needs before my own is love." ~ 989
"Sparkle vainly into the void." ~ 990
"Making habit of de golden rule ain't easy or we'd all be do'in it." ~ 991
"Pursuit of fortune only delivered me into servitude." ~ 992
"If I am wrong on the existential question, then I hope you are right." ~ 993
"In as much that civilization enabled my existence, I am born with a debt to it." ~ 994
"I desire that truth eventually wins out over loyalty." ~ 995
"How does one steal a thought?" ~ 996
"Mind the gap between desire and truth." ~ 997
"Loving my neighbor as myself is not socialism." ~ 998
"Masking fault is easier than mending it." ~ 999
"The best use of breath I have ever found is to love another." ~ 1000