Tag Archive: life

Dental Trifecta

We do a lot of weird things in our lives. Some weird things we do every once in a while. Like running backwards or picking our nose. But the weirdest things are often… Continue reading

Persistence and Dissapointment

Persistence is a good thing. When we persist, we have a greater chance of success. As long as we keep trying, we can do amazing things. From children’s books about trains to civil… 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

Balancing Act

This site has hosted articles about a variety of subjects: History, science, philosophy, video games, literature, and so on. All of these can be found under the umbrella of my collected work. But one… 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

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

Mythology’s Best Lesson

Mythology is an important part of every culture. It makes no difference if the story is about Odysseus or if it is about Santa Clause. In essence, all mythology serves the same purpose:… Continue reading

Apology for an NPC

Everyone is the protagonist of their own life, the hero of their own story, but where do we fit as individuals on the grander scale of things? Two of the most profound influences… Continue reading

How to Live Forever

The worst part of knowing you’re alive is the knowledge that you’re going to die someday. People in every generation have thought about this, worried about it, and tried to avoid the inevitable… Continue reading

The True Measure of Success

The young man returns home after years of dedicated work. He has made quite a mark on the world, found fortune and glory, and wants to return to proud parents and a familiar… Continue reading

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