I was raised in a Unitarian Universalist family, one of two sons of divorced parents, in New Haven, CT. My father is an academic, and my mother has been a housewife and a nurse after earning a history degree.
I'm a philosopher, artist, inventor, and poet in some capacity. I have a website on perpetual motion machines- -perhaps my biggest claim to fame. I also write books on philosophy, in particular objective coherentism or objective knowledge. Poetry has been one of my hobbies since I took classes on poetry in high school.
I'm influenced by Roethke's theory of stressed syllables, Dickinson's energetic abstraction, Coleridge's 'sense' for sentences, and Blake's imagery.... more »
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- God In The Box
- There's Only A Handful of Forms (Song/ P...
- Do Not Follow In The Footsteps
- Grudge of the Universe
- He Assesses This, A Work of War
- Where No Crow Flies
- A Cubic Wood (A Longer Poem)
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'''Everyone believes in God, the devil, or a sneaky engineer'''- quote by Nathan Coppedge, revised to its present state in 2014, as cited in Perpetual Motion Types (webpage) .
'''Metaphor is the ladder to higher systems'''Nathan Coppedge, Nov 2014
'''Categories are the standard of standardization'''Deceptively genius quote by Nathan Coppedge as posted on Twitter in March 2014, blog in mid to late 2013.
'While they (other inventors) were floundering, he was pondering / 'No more wandering through the dark tunnels of grim determination / For no; it is time to grow in a thousand folded folds / For whi...- Eucaleh Terrapin, pseudonym for Nathan Coppedge
'''The ideal aperture (to philosophy) is with miscellany'''This is perceived as the core of the Dimensional Philosopher's Toolkit, by Nathan Coppedge.
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