Category Archive: Articles

Loot Boxes, and the Appeal of Higher Education

Video games are great because they allow a person to scratch their competitive itch without suffering any real-life consequences. It is great to win a round of Overwatch or get a multi-kill in… Continue reading

What to do with Life

When dealing with the big questions, people rarely offer discussion or context. Instead, difficult queries are often met with shallow platitudes. If you want to hear a person say something that sounds really… Continue reading

Leaving and Returning

Kids are always complaining about going to school. When I was a kid, I used to like going to school. I didn’t always enjoy the actual part of going, being uprooted from where… Continue reading

Trouble, and the Stages of Human Life

All living organisms undergo some type of life cycle. For many creatures, the stages of the life cycle are clearly delineated and easy to see. There is an obvious difference between a caterpillar,… Continue reading

Siren Songs and Siren Warnings

Imagine you are an ancient sailor. You’ve been out to sea for what seems like eternity. Maybe you are going somewhere. Maybe you are just drifting. Either way, it is a shock when… Continue reading

Fish, Trees, and Judgement

“Everyone is a genius. If you judge a fish by his ability to climb a tree then the fish will think he is stupid.” This is a very famous quote. Many say it… Continue reading

Is Anything Safe?

People are always worried about safety. For something to be deemed “safe” is a great achievement indeed. Or so it seems. Everything we interact with is judged on how safe, or  unsafe, it… Continue reading

Changing Past Lives

Regret is not pleasant, but it’s difficult to get through life without it. We all have things we wish we’d done differently. This is why you will often hear people lament, “If only… Continue reading

Appearances and Free Will

There is more to every person than meets the eye. If you took the effort to get to know every single person you encounter, you would probably find a few surprises. Some people… Continue reading

The Ultimate Test of Character

Character is defined as the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. Like a character in a movie or a book, a person’s character is the sum of all that they are.… Continue reading

Ranks and Levels in the Workplace

Many of us spend most of our time at the workplace. If you have a job that requires you to go somewhere and interact with people, which is really most jobs, then you… Continue reading

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