Tag Archive: weird

Feet, Shoes, and the Examination of Weird

People say a lot of things that don’t hold up to scrutiny. This is good for me, because I absolutely love using scrutiny to tear down statements. I don’t enjoy using scrutiny to… Continue reading

The Strangest Question

I work in a public building where a large part of my job is giving information to people. I stand behind a desk and answer questions. Rich and poor, young and old, educated… Continue reading

Clothing Options

I often go into the grocery store late at night, just before the place closes. This way, I can avoid the masses of people who don’t know what they want, and think the… Continue reading

What We Choose to Pray For

When I was in seventh grade I took a school trip to Costa Rica. I saw many amazing things on that trip: rainforests, tropical animals, volcanic eruptions, death-defying mountain roads. But despite the… Continue reading

Beware the Zombie Religion

Secularism describes attitudes, activities, or other things that have no religious or spiritual basis. For people however, true secularism is a fleeting thing. We humans are hard-wired for faith and cannot help but… Continue reading

The Smartest Fish in the World

There are many versions of an old folktale where a man casts his net to the sea and brings back a magic fish. The fish, in exchange for its freedom, promises to grant… Continue reading

Purgatory, Waiting Rooms, and Point Singularities

Literature is filled with examples of intrepid heroes who venture forth into the afterlife. Orpheus descended into Hades to return his wife to the land of the living while Odysseus visited the underworld… Continue reading

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