Saturday, January 29, 2011

from the bookshelf. (40/365)

flipping through an old philosophy textbook today... found my notes (poetry?) in the margins...

from the margins of pp 43-44:

no change. only in the way of seeing. like Dante claiming to be chosen. claiming revelation. 1. what is, is. 2. what is not, is not. 3. what is not, is. 4. nothing exists.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

don't forget the milk. (38/365)

  • S: (n) reminder (a message that helps you remember something) "he ignored his wife's reminders"
  • S: (n) reminder (an experience that causes you to remember something)
  • S: (n) admonisher, monitor, reminder (someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided)

Definition of 'reminder' from Princeton's WordNet

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

where in the worLd? (37/365)


  • S: (n) universe, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosm (everything that exists anywhere) "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"
  • S: (n) world, domain (people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest) "the Western world"
  • S: (n) world, reality (all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you) "his world was shattered"; "we live in different worlds"; "for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were"
  • S: (n) Earth, earth, world, globe (the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on) "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
  • S: (n) populace, public, world (people in general considered as a whole) "he is a hero in the eyes of the public"
  • S: (n) world (a part of the earth that can be considered separately) "the outdoor world"; "the world of insects"
  • S: (n) worldly concern, earthly concern, world, earth (the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife) "they consider the church to be independent of the world"
  • S: (n) world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man (all of the living human inhabitants of the earth) "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"


  • S: (adj) global, planetary, world, worldwide, world-wide (involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope) "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance"
Definition of 'world' from Princeton's WordNet