A Man in a Coffee Shop Said [Flash Fiction]

I heard a man in a coffee shop in Brooklyn where I was having breakfast. I was at my table with my journal, as usual, going everywhere I go with pen and paper. He was a man not so unlike any other man; he was unlike every man. Do you need to know more about … Continue reading A Man in a Coffee Shop Said [Flash Fiction]

French Heideggerean Existentialist Philosophers [A Short-short Story]

The French were never freer than during the Nazis occupation, you said; or so you said this hypothesis had been presented by Jean Paul Sartre in his short essay, "The Republic of Silence,"which you read, you said, when you were taking a seminar in existentialism, I think it was, I think I remember, and it … Continue reading French Heideggerean Existentialist Philosophers [A Short-short Story]

Political Entropy [Short Story]

The Centers Will Not Hold. The kind of critique or commentary or exposition one needs to engage in a democratic society can only be accomplished effectively when literacy is raised above the levels we have come to accept as good enough, which I know are far from the mark. We are talking missing the target, … Continue reading Political Entropy [Short Story]