Procul's Musings

Random ideas
Created 01 Jun 2021
  • Flowing Clouds
    26 Sep 2021 • 19 min read • 1 0
    The form serves much like a photograph over our memories. In one case it engulfs our memory, even removes it. In another the photo makes clear distinctions and unlocks additional memories which might ...
  • The Lesson of Orpheus
    07 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    You have discovered the thirty seventh Sermon of Orpheus, which was hidden outside of Mount Tmolus, and the beginning of the words was SPARAGMOS. "The first and foremost thing that all our readers sha...
  • Dionysus Crucified
    29 Aug 2021 • 36 min read • 1 0
    This post has intentionally been left unfinished but I decided to put it out regardless. If I come to delete this it will be because I decided to properly finish it and will repost it again. —————————...
  • Jünger and the Forest
    17 Aug 2021 • 37 min read • 1 0
    IN the same way that one does not hunt to kill but kills in order to have hunted, one goes to war in order to experience the supreme violence of the law. One fights, engages in tournaments, and tests ...
  • An Invocation
    04 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Hearken, Muses, and stay not for any persuasion. My lot remains the stewardship of demise, shepherd of wreckage, migrant shrapnel flung in shaking booms, the wellness of the monster left behind by the...
  • Talulah
    31 Jul 2021 • 1 min read
    DISCLAIMER: Similar to my prose exercise, ‘Mori Calliope’, this piece of poetry will in all likelihood come off as pretentious. I am not well versed in poetry as it is but I tried something nonetheles...
  • Aletheia
    25 Jul 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    PARMENIDES1 initiates his philosophy with a monist (singular) notion of the arche (ground, basis, principle) of reality as an unchanging whole. What is (exists) is unchanging, unproduced, and imperish...
  • Mythodoxology
    21 Jul 2021 • 26 min read • 1 0
    Mythodoxology, a word consisting of two words, Myth and Doxology. It can be defined as thus: a short hymnal formula of praise to the (Greek) myths, or an literary expression of usage and praise to the...
  • On the Sophist
    09 Jul 2021 • 20 min read
    IMAGINE that a man (Aristotle) comes along and he has such a superior intelligence that he formulates the basic rules of logic. For the first time, a man formulates the rules to make a valid argument....
  • Thersites 2
    04 Jul 2021 • 9 min read
    THE scene takes place at the northern shores of Achaea on Cape Araxos. Socrates1 is accompanied with friends and he is facing north-east towards Calydon. SOCRATES: Surely you know the story, lovely Al...
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