Tag Archive: philosophy

The Unexpected Call

Joseph Campbell was an American mythologist who is well known for his research comparing various attributes of different cultures. Campbell is perhaps most famous for his idea of the Monomyth, more commonly known… Continue reading

Data Leaves No Ruins

The best part of any video game is not the beginning, or the middle. The best part is the end. After you have had all the fun, collected all the loot, and defeated… Continue reading

Inspiration, Perspiration, and Originality

Thomas Edison is famous for inventing things that won’t leave us alone. He invented the light bulb. Today, we are bombarded by light. He invented the phonograph. Today, we are inundated with noise.… Continue reading

All Created Equal

Two hundred forty years ago, or there abouts, a document was penned that changed the course of history. In its opening paragraph, it declared that not only that “All men are created equal,”… Continue reading

Art of Technomancy

Ever since Homo sapiens picked up his first rock technology has become more and more pervasive. The rock, however, or even something as sophisticated as the iron club does not impose on our… Continue reading

You are what you Search For

A lot of different factors go into developing our identities. Things we like. Things we hate. People we know and experiences we’ve had. These are all part of our identity, and largely beyond… Continue reading

Deception of Ease

I like to do things in person. I would rather talk to someone face-to-face than over the phone. I usually prefer to go inside to see bank tellers over the drive-thru or using… 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

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

The Most Valuable Treasures

For much of our time on Earth, we humans existed as nomadic bands of hunter-gatherers. We roamed the land, searching for the necessities of life: food, water, raw materials, medicine, and so on.… Continue reading

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