As a philosopher, or at least a dabbler in philosophical thought, I find the burning quest of my life is to find the meaning in everything. Why the heck am I alive? Why do remote controls always get misplaced? Why is my tax rate such a higher percentage when I work a ton of overtime?…Read more How to find or create meaning for oneself? The burning modern question.
I was just listening to Don Lemon's CNN show from 11/28/2018, including Jr. US Senator of Connecticut, Chris Murphy, who was speaking on the CIA findings regarding the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia which implicates with "high confidence" (translation: "it seems likely") the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, as being aware of,…Read more Are Democratic Media Outlets Functioning On Conspiracy Theory?
Actually, the same technique can be applied to any behavior one has decided to change. It isn't so much a matter of will power, in my opinion. What does that even mean? Do some people just inherently have more of this mystical power of will? I don't think so. Yet I have been told over…Read more How I Quit Smoking – by Deciding What I Wanted to Do
I'm at a party my sister and her partner are hosting because they just finally got a pool after all those years wishing they had one. Well, now they do! Hurray. A handful of their motley crew are in attendance, including a new friend who has a 7-8 year-old kid. My sister's partner encourages me…Read more Dream Analysis – The Enablers of Pain
My partner and I had plans to drive to his friend’s house for his birthday (note, it turns out it was his birthday per my partner the next morning, I had not memorized it). However, when we get to my car, the car had been switched with a jeepish vehicle without a roof, doors, or…Read more Dream Visions – One Small Step in Hell
When I was a young kid, I had a friend who, along with my parents, taught me the lesson that to be a good person, you need to lie sometimes. To protect feelings. To show you care. To have friends at all. My friend, RJ, was six years old, the same as me, when we…Read more Learning To Lie
Piggybacking on my Youtube video where I ramble on about my thoughts on divinity, perfection, God, system-adherence, blind faith, and the Anon 12 Steps in relation to these concepts, it felt appropriate to rewrite the traditional 12 steps. If you are interested in the reasoning behind the changes, watch the video. Here are the improved…Read more 13 Steps to Self-Healing and Becoming a Healer