Tag Archive: life

An Estimate For Success

Everyone wants to be successful, but what exactly does success mean? One common interpretation is success means leading a life completely free of trouble. No mistakes. No failures. Success means a life of… Continue reading

On Glory

Why did ancient people do heroic things? According to the Iliad, the Odyssey, Beowulf, the Song of Roland, and just about every other epic, people did amazing things for a simple reason: Glory.… Continue reading

Life and Level Caps

What is the meaning of life? Nobody will ever be able to definitively tell you. A lot of people will try. Sometimes you should listen. Sometimes you shouldn’t. Maybe the meaning of life… Continue reading

Lost Objects, Old Friends

Once again it is summer. In this season, there are many important items to have on hand: sunscreen, water bottles, swimming trunks, hammocks, and so on and so forth. One of the most… Continue reading

Response to Stimuli

Part of what it means to be a living organism is the ability to respond to stimuli. Something that is not alive, like a rock or a truck, cannot respond to things on… Continue reading

Time is Like Gravity

Time is like gravity. Both are fundamental aspects of the universe. And both can easily go unnoticed. We take them as a given. But there is always just the right amount of gravity,… Continue reading

Stuck

There are few things more frustrating than getting stuck. Alas, getting stuck is a common thing, as progress is an easy thing to halt. Some forms of being stuck are more important than… Continue reading

The Meaning of Mean

The word “mean” can have three different meanings. The first is meaning itself. What is a thing’s significance? Why is it important? This is the meaning of the word meaning. For now we… 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

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

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