Godparents

If you ever find out you have a fairy godmother or father, it doesn’t mean you are extra special, or have some grand destiny in store. All it means is that your parents… Continue reading

Sports and Politics

Politics and sports are two human activities that have long been associated with each other. For thousands of years politics and sports have walked hand in hand. The great contributors to Western Civilization… Continue reading

Why I am Jealous of Trees

Jealousy is a terrible emotion. Next to anger, it is probably one of the most undesirable emotions, and the source of many problems. Unfortunately, jealousy is an emotion that all human beings are… Continue reading

When I am rich…

I can’t wait until I’m rich. Then I will host lavish parties every day at incredible expense. There will be celebrities, and popular bands, and even a few circus animals. The best part… Continue reading

Beware: Humanitarians

For someone who doesn’t know better, the word humanitarian could be taken to mean a person who regularly eats humans. Vegetarians eat vegetables; humanitarians ought to eat humans. Humanitarians are always hosting charity… Continue reading

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

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