Federico’s Collected Quotes – 2

This is a collection of quotes, created by Federico Balsa from conversations that took place in The Seeker’s Café… SEEKERS´ QUOTES INSTALLMENT # 6 TAKEN FROM MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 14, 2019 EDITOR´S NOTE: THERE MAY BE A DEGREE OF PARAPHRASING IN THE...

Federico’s Collected Quotes – 1

Federico Balsa, one of the Seeker’s Café regulars, has chosen to record what he regards as wise or significant statements made by various memebrs of the Café during their regular Saturday morning meetings. What follows is a collection of those quotations. From...

And Death Shall Have No Dominion

And death shall have no dominion.   Dead man naked they shall be one With the man in the wind and the west moon;   When their bones are picked clean and the clean bones gone, They shall have stars at elbow and foot;   Though they go mad they shall be sane, Though they...

Hurricane Carter

About 6 years ago, in Austin, I ran into one of the lawyers who dealt with the case of Rubin Carter, the legal team who finally got him released. He was seeking me out because of a book I wrote (To Fathom The Gist Vol 1). He was very old but still coherent. I already...

The King of the Wood

This remarkable essay comes from  “The Golden Bough,” by Sir James George Frazer. The King of The Wood Who does not know Turner’s picture of the Golden Bough? The scene, suffused with the golden glow of imagination in which the divine mind of Turner steeped and...