Outpost North


The Duke of Detritus

Always, before any of this began, I enjoyed gossip, an essential qualification for the [psychotherapist] job. Now I get to hear a lot of it, a river of human effluvium flowing into me, day after day, year after year. Like many modernists, Freud  privileged detritus; you could call him the first artist of the ‘found’, […]






The emotion of the notion

If the sickly green color doesn’t tip you off that you are installing Slackware, installing LiLo should clue you in…The nostalgia is deep with this one, had that as my main system for years.Now Pat put out that the present state of Slackware-Current can be tagged as a Beta for Slackware 15.




Tangible spirit

Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light-years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. – […]