I got a new bike! The last one was stolen from out front while I was in this selfsame neighborhood bar for, like 45 minutes. Ain’t that a shitter.
Not to tempt fate but I love this place so I’m back and the bike is locked up good. But biking means sweating and sweating means ducking into a bar for a cold beer. I mean, right?
This beer is an Allagash White. I don’t usually go for the lighter beers but this one was sweetish and good. The Ethics of Ambiguity is going to take me a while to get through, I can tell that. It’s been a while since I’ve read philosophical criticism but it’s something I need to do right now. It’s basically about how to stay positive in the face of, well, basically everything else in life telling you that it’s hopeless.
I am coming upon some big CHANGES these days and need to learn how to toughen up and roll with the punches, as well as learn how to own my anger and turn it into positive energy. Who better to learn from than the smartest, toughest Simone de Beauvoir?
Being at a bar and chatting with the bartender and overhearing the regulars’ conversations can be a philosophy lesson on its own. The book just umpteenth powers that.