The Sea Gypsy Philosopher

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About the author:
Ray Jason has enjoyed a contrary- to-ordinary life. After receiving his Political Science degree, he was drafted and served in Vietnam aboard an ammunition ship. This experience convinced him to avoid the "real world" as much as possible. He achieved this by spending the next 20 years juggling torches, knives and bowling balls on the streets of San Francisco-with considerable skill, prompting San Francisco's Mayor to declare July 17, 1981 Ray Jason Day. He has spent his recent years as a sea gypsy-wandering the wide waters in search of adventure, serenity and philosophical insights.

The Sea Gypsy Philosopher

Uncommon Essays from a Thoughtful Wanderer

Authored by Ray Jason

This book is a collection of the best essays from Ray Jason's popular "Sea Gypsy Philosopher" blog, which now has readers in over 130 countries. Although he deals with controversial subjects, he approaches them in a calm, measured manner and avoids strident rants. His highly readable meditations begin with a poignant vignette from his travels. Some of the volatile topics he addresses include: predatory capitalism, television, American imperialism, religion, the downside of civilization, possible societal collapse and many more.

Publication Date:
1511976950 / 9781511976954
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.5" x 8.5"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Philosophy / Essays

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