Tag Archive: writing

The Way it Was

“In the beginning, there was nothing.” This was probably pretty nice. Nothing to do. Nothing to worry about. Nothing to not do, or not worry about. No time or space to muddle things… Continue reading

The Well-Tempered Person

The future is a time of opportunity. Who knows what success and fortune might come? The funny thing about opportunity, though, is that while it can lead to achievement, it can also result… Continue reading

The Secret Lords of Civilization

One of the most fascinating things about the Indian subcontinent is its caste system. The caste system is a method of organizing people into a social hierarchy based on their family history and… Continue reading

Godparents

If you ever find out you have a fairy godmother or father, it doesn’t mean you are extra special, or have some grand destiny in store. All it means is that your parents… Continue reading

Length Requirement

There is a strange piece of reasoning that has made itself known in every area of human productivity. It has done so despite the fact this reasoning makes little sense when actually deconstructed… Continue reading

Contradictions and Conflict

All Humans are contradictory in one way or another. Sometimes people maintain several simultaneous contradictions: a person who wants to be healthy but eats a lot of junk food might also be obsessed… Continue reading

A Glimpse Into Parallel Lives

For decades theoretical physicists have been wrecking their brains in an attempt to determine a unified theory of the universe. One of the most prominent products of this effort has been the development… Continue reading

Rare Person Syndrome

I am not an anti-social person. That being said, I am not a fan of most crowded social functions. In this regard, I am sort of like a mythological creature. Seeing me at… Continue reading

Labor Day Sabbath

States and Religions serve many of the same purposes. As a result, these two most common of human institutions are often in competition with each other. Most religions have some form of Sabbath:… Continue reading

Running Backwards

Running Backwards: Extreme sport, horrible disorder, or poor escape plan? There is a new craze sweeping the nation. Sweeping it in the wrong direction. Everywhere you look you will see someone running backwards.… Continue reading

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