Deception of Ease

I like to do things in person. I would rather talk to someone face-to-face than over the phone. I usually prefer to go inside to see bank tellers over the drive-thru or using… Continue reading

Architecture and Social Constructs

Every generation is faced with a terrible conundrum. Since ancient times, people have wanted to reject what came before. But they didn’t want to have to start completely over. So it goes that… Continue reading

Booted off the Server of Life

Syncope is a transient loss of consciousness characterized by rapid onset, short duration, and spontaneous recovery. It is more commonly known as fainting, and is not a socially desirable thing to do. However,… Continue reading

Faith Portfolio

People are always giving me financial advice. I wish they would stop. It’s not that I don’t appreciate the concern of others or don’t believe their advice. They are just looking out for… Continue reading

Sickness

Imagine you are lying in a comfortable position. There is a warm blanket wrapped around you, and a warm drink easily reachable at your side. You are being waited on hand and foot,… Continue reading

Life is a Test

There are some things we can rely on in life. Benjamin Franklin said the onl things that are certain are death and taxes. Einstein said he was sure about the speed of light,… Continue reading

The Most Valuable Treasures

For much of our time on Earth, we humans existed as nomadic bands of hunter-gatherers. We roamed the land, searching for the necessities of life: food, water, raw materials, medicine, and so on.… Continue reading

Clearing the Mind’s Cache

Do you ever feel like your mind is slowing down? You used to be able to solve problems so quickly, now you don’t even know what the problems are. Is there a considerable… Continue reading

Pay Attention to Roads

A civilization is only as good as its roads. Modern Roads are amazing, but such a common thing that we take them for granted. We don’t really notice them until they are not… Continue reading

To Build A Tower

One of my life’s greatest ambitions is to one day live in a tower. Like a wizard. From high atop my perch I could cloister myself away from the world, or just as… Continue reading

Ode to the Personal Holiday

Originally posted on Sinister Bend:
The end of November is full of birthdays. My father, several friends, and myself were all born in November. It is strange to think that there are people…

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