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TIME and the Lock-down. IS TIME REAL?

I should have been returning today from completing the Camino Primitivo. It had taken months of planning and not a little training to get ready. Like so many of us, my plans were thwarted. However, I can still get out for some local walks…

Freedom and Determinism

In the novel, Jack runs into this discussion initially with Ivana and Vladimir. Subsequently, the discussion arises again with other encounters. No true attempt at understanding our place in the world can avoid this entanglement. It is a vast area to cover, and I…

Tzu’s World

The Camino’s essence: It is a walk through Nature. It is a dialogue with Nature. Such a beautiful landscape, and the divine is seen more clearly through these paths than with anything else that I know. Some have the fortune, it would seem, to…

The Tattoo

The Tattoo serves as a mnemonic, as a testimony and reminder to Jack of his journey. For the reader, it is a summary of the ideas that are encountered and addressed in the story, though as is always the case with philosophy, it may…

Camino Frances in 20 days

The book ‘Jack’s Path’ is set on the Camino Frances, starting in San Jean Pied de Port at the foot of the Pyrenees. Jack accomplishes the journey in about 20 days, and the places where Jack stops were the same places where I had…

ThE BlOg

No Hay Camino, se hace camino al andar The purpose of the blog is simply to advance on philosophical themes covered in Jack’s Path. I am sure however that this will take us well beyond those key topics considered there. Philosophy, has famously been…