You’d think at first glance that being yourself is an easy topic that all of us could master. The truth is a little bit more complicated.
A while back I found a link to a website which described 99 Questions to Complete Your Examination of Conscience. I thought the wide majority of the questions were rather insightful regardless of whether you were Catholic or not. I’ve decided to go through and repurpose the ones I found the most fitting to theContinue reading “Conscience Questions, Unchristianized Edition”
I’ve come to the conclusion that there are two types of people in this world, two that are often ignorant of the other’s existence. They are the structure-seeking, and the structure-averse — those who make, and those who work.
Forgive me for the structure of this post. The truth is, I have no idea where this post will go. In this text I am going to generate a thought experiment, a thought experiment that we’ll both see the answer to in real time. The answer may be disappointing, or it may be enlightening. TheContinue reading “The Unluckiest Man Alive”
Prestige is something that tempts us all. A good job, a good house, a good car — they are signals, signals to others that we’ve seen success and we know what we’re doing. But how did they originate, and why have we become so addicted to them?