Unrequited Love vs. Unrequited Loyalty

Reciprocity is the act of exchanging something with someone else. When you receive a compliment, it is generally polite to reciprocate and give a compliment back. When someone insults you, it is not… Continue reading

Joy of Simple Things

Everything came from somewhere, and is going somewhere else. From people and machines to owls and bananas, everything that that exists is suspended in a complex web of context. This is an obvious… Continue reading

Sensor Malfunction

Sensors are the type of thing you find on a starship. There are sensors that scan anomalies and sensors that search for life forms. Sensors are also present in our everyday affairs. The… Continue reading

Opinions On Money

Money is everywhere, and it is not a modern invention. Money has been around since the dawn of mankind. Maybe even longer. Who knows what type of exchange systems Neanderthals had set up… Continue reading

How to Defeat Insecurity

Security is an important thing for all living organisms. While life can exist in dangerous conditions, it is more likely to survive when it is safe and secure. Inanimate objects do not experience… Continue reading

Two Smart Mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes. If you have never made a mistake, then you are probably not a person. Some people think they are immune to making mistakes, which is a mistake in and of… Continue reading

Life Is Like a TV Show

In order to understand things, it is useful to compare them to other things. Apples may not be the same as oranges, but an honest comparison can help us to learn about both… Continue reading

To Control Others, or Control Yourself

Power is important. Everyone knows this. Yet few of us seem to know what power really is. There are different types of power, or course, but are they interchangeable? Can electrical power be… Continue reading

Emotions are like Natural Resources

When was the last time you contemplated anger, sadness or happiness? I am not a touchy/feely guy but I believe everyone should think about emotions. For my part, I think emotions are like… Continue reading

Tips for Self-Cultivation

The only person you are stuck with forever is yourself. Calls abound for people to discover themselves, but the self is not like a continent or a mineral. A self is not something… Continue reading

The Multiverse, Replaceable Parts, and Human Individuality

Everything that is, will be, and ever was exists as a part of the universe, but is this the only one? Is our universe all alone, or does it exist among an infinite… Continue reading

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