Tag Archive: writing

The Fragile Dream of the Game Show

One of the most important traditions in my life is not grand or auspicious by any means. In fact, it is so mundane I’m not sure it even counts as a tradition. In… Continue reading

Dark Ages

Throughout time, people have been fascinated with the concept of a dark age. Whether they are celebrating new beginnings or fear a collapse, the idea of society falling apart and then being put… Continue reading

Fierce Competitive Spirit

According to Darwinism, competition is among the chief driving forces of nature. Competition is what allows living organisms to thrive, prosper, and over time evolve into even more successful creatures. Aside from its… 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

Top 5 Career Choices

The difference between a job and a career is sort of like the difference between weather and climate. Weather, like a job, is what happens at a specific point in time. A career… Continue reading

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