Tag Archive: civilization

The Depth and the Shallowness of Time

The passage of time is inevitable. There are physicists out there who claim time doesn’t even exist at all, but they can’t really prove it. As far as everyday experience is concerned time… Continue reading

Waiting in Line

If you ever want to get anything done in human society, it is inevitable that you will have to wait in line at some point. I was going to amend that sentence to… 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

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

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

The Importance of Permission

Permission is a funny thing. Everyone wants it, but nobody really thinks they need it. In a perfectly free world, people would do whatever they want, go wherever they want, and park wherever… Continue reading

Is there Anything but Waiting?

What is the universe? Mankind has been asking this question since we first evolved. We have come up with nearly infinite explanations for all of existence, and for our own place within it.… Continue reading

How to Get Past Morning

The morning is an important time. Some say it is the most important part of the day. When you wake up, do your chores, eat breakfast, and there are no problems, then you… Continue reading

How to Judge a Civilization (In Five Easy Steps!)

Strategy games are complex simulations that allow the player to re-live historical events. In these games, the player selects a faction to guide through scenarios while competing with other factions. These scenarios range… Continue reading

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