Length Requirement

There is a strange piece of reasoning that has made itself known in every area of human productivity. It has done so despite the fact this reasoning makes little sense when actually deconstructed… Continue reading

Contradictions and Conflict

All Humans are contradictory in one way or another. Sometimes people maintain several simultaneous contradictions: a person who wants to be healthy but eats a lot of junk food might also be obsessed… Continue reading

A Glimpse Into Parallel Lives

For decades theoretical physicists have been wrecking their brains in an attempt to determine a unified theory of the universe. One of the most prominent products of this effort has been the development… Continue reading

Rare Person Syndrome

I am not an anti-social person. That being said, I am not a fan of most crowded social functions. In this regard, I am sort of like a mythological creature. Seeing me at… Continue reading

Labor Day Sabbath

States and Religions serve many of the same purposes. As a result, these two most common of human institutions are often in competition with each other. Most religions have some form of Sabbath:… Continue reading

American Idol(s)

In 2002 a new TV show arrived on the airwaves of the United States. For the next decade, the televised singing competition, American Idol, has been popular and embedded itself in the American… Continue reading

Stupid Slogans

Every company has a slogan to help them sell their products. This is a viable marketing strategy. Most companies try to come up with slogans that are pithy and intelligent, or at the… Continue reading

The Weight of the World

A lot of people feel like they have the weight of the world on their shoulders. This is simply not true. Even if it was, the Earth only has a mass of 6.6… Continue reading

Running Backwards

Running Backwards: Extreme sport, horrible disorder, or poor escape plan? There is a new craze sweeping the nation. Sweeping it in the wrong direction. Everywhere you look you will see someone running backwards.… Continue reading

Survival Tip

The Fragile Dream of the Game Show

One of the most important traditions in my life is not grand or auspicious by any means. In fact, it is so mundane I’m not sure it even counts as a tradition. In… Continue reading

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