Lost in philosophical thought, and lost in translation

Eliza Worner

Lost in philosophy photo credit: Denis Collette via photopin cc Lost in philosophy photo credit: Denis Collette via photopincc

I wish I was a philosophical writer. I have philosophical thoughts all the time, but I struggle to convert them into written words. I love reading other people’s philosophies on life. There is always a lesson to be learned, something to be gained, from another person’s insights.

The funny thing is, in most areas of life I am better at writing than speaking, but I am far more likely to engage in a discussion of philosophy face to face than I am in writing. It’s the one area of interest in my life where I’m stronger verbally.

I find myself disappointed in my blog, which is the perfect outlet for mental meanderings (my father’s term for philosophy). I often open WordPress with the full intention of writing something deeply stirring and beautifully expressive, only to sit here catching flies while…

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