Tag Archive: humor

Why Kids Can’t be Rebels

Western society is fascinated by rebellion. From rebels without a cause to Rebel Alliances against the Galactic Empire, we think rebels are good for standing against something. More importantly, we think rebels are cool. That is why… Continue reading

The World Gets to us All

Reality is like radiation. From the moment we are born, we are constantly exposed to it. Instead of waves and particles, reality bombards us with lies, truths, people, and things. If we had… Continue reading

The Map of Life

There is a certain mystique attached to things that are lost. Lost worlds, lost treasures, and lost civilizations loom in our imaginations. We attach more value to a thing when it is lost… 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

Don’t Worry about Worry

Worry, like bowel movements and the need for respiration, is an unfortunate consequence of being a living organism. More specifically, worry is the consequence of being a thinking, living organism. Humans worry more… Continue reading

The Universe Compels Me: Do Not Do Dishes!

Even though you might not notice it, everything around us is the result of a long process of development. The computer you are reading this on owes its creation to centuries of incremental… Continue reading

Work Fast or Work Right?

No matter where you live or who you are, you will encounter work. We usually think of work as a job or occupation, something you do to earn money or food. But it… Continue reading

Outlook and Attitude

Everyone has their own way of seeing the world. For better or worse. Two things that help determine these individual perspectives are outlook and attitude. These are very similar things, but there is… Continue reading

Ode to the Personal Holiday

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 out there who don’t even… Continue reading

Trapped in the System

In the United States we have seen our way through yet another voting season. Election time is supposed to invoke feelings of freedom, liberty, and civic duty. Democracy, after all, is a rare… Continue reading

The Invention of Magic

When we think of the past, and the attitudes of the people who lived then, we think of superstition and fantastical beliefs. Before our modern age of reason and enlightenment, people believed in… Continue reading

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