The Bondage of Yinyang — And the Emptiness of Tao

A response to this comment on Three Pound Brain, because it just got too long. So what are we to do, then, Mr. Hickman? Nothing? Just sit idly by and wait for our death? Not likely to happen. I would challenge… That in all of your “remembering” of Epimetheus, you have forgotten Prometheus. (Not literally,…

The Absolute Horror of Yin and Yang

Shouting into the shadows at the dark pessimist… A recent Twitter encounter with a dark pessimist inspired this post. ¬†Not to try to debate him, nor to prove him “wrong,” but to expand the conversation a little. Let’s continue… The idea of Yin and yang is a powerful one. ¬†Light must exist inseparably with darkness,…