Category Archives: Philosophy

My Life Is Crap

It’s so hard… to say goodbye… to all the stupid crap you’ve acquired over the years. The books you’re never going to read again. The CDs you never even listened to once (not even sure I have a CD player!) … Continue reading

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Dreams, Distractions and Serenity

[Ed. note: reprinted from ’10 holiday newsletter.] It’s been kind of weird year so I figured now’s a good time as any to ruminate on some crackpot ideas that have been rattling around in the old noggin’. Can’t say they … Continue reading

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Ten Biggest Lies…

The prevalence of fanciful idealism in public discourse and modern life in general got me thinking about all of the myths we like to pretend are true.  With apologies to Mr. Letterman, here’s my Top Ten List of Wishful Thinking: 10. All you need … Continue reading

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On “Chunking” and the Passage of Time

Recently I came across an edition of the comic strip Too Much Coffee Man that offered a scientific explanation for the feeling that time seems to pass more quickly as one gets older. This is a syndrome with which I … Continue reading

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