Category Archives: Questions by Clair

Is there anything unmeaningful?

It largely depends if there’s anything meaningful. I’m pretty sure meaningful is an fairly meaningless term. Can something be full of meaning? Are certain things bloated with meaning, whilst others are empty apart from tiny dregs? What is meaning in … Continue reading

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What are you doing?

Obviously, immediately, I’m trying to answer a question. I’m writing it down. I’m listening to the rain. I’m lying in bed. I’m trying to not get too distracted by music and odd lyrics. I’m wondering if that sound outside my … Continue reading

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120 rainbows starve

I stared and stared and victory filled up the little rented boat, from the pool of bilge where oil had spread a rainbow around the rusted engine to the bailer rusted orange the sun-cracked thwarts, the oarlocks on their strings, … Continue reading

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Two rights make a wrong?

It’s certainly a possibility. But mainly (maybe) because we have to go a little deeper into what is considered a right. Because, well, I just don’t know. But I do know that for all my ‘do good things and good … Continue reading

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Two wrongs make a right?

Standard wisdom is that they don’t, I think. That’s the phrase anyway. A half stern admonishment to a raging child: ‘Two wrongs don’t make a right’. Yet oddly, the theory seems to be behind most of the conceptions of justice … Continue reading

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What do we want?

Not what we think. I think. And I think most people have an even bigger gap between think they want and what they want than even I think. Want think want think want think. We need to survive. We need … Continue reading

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Do flowers like each other?

I’ve been accused of being a hippy before. It may be a valid point. But I’m not sure what it means. But if I start talking romantically about flowers, then I’ll certainly not do anything to assuage this reputation. But … Continue reading

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