Rules for Being Human

1.You will receive a body. You may like it or hate it, but it’s yours to keep for the entire period. 2.You will learn lessons. You are enrolled in a full-time informal school called, “life.” 3.There are no mistakes, only lessons. Growth is a process of trial, error, and experimentation. The “failed” experiments are as…

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+  It is the one great weakness of journalism as a picture of our modern existence, that it must be a picture made up entirely of exceptions. We announce on flaring posters that a man has fallen off a scaffolding. We do not announce on flaring posters that a man has not fallen off a…

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Blackmail

Futility Closet hit on an interesting paradox I have been thinking about of late. What do you think?: It’s legal for me to expose your infidelity.  And it’s legal for me to seek $10,000 from you in a business transaction.  So why is it illegal for me to blackmail you for $10,000?  “Most crimes do…

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Other Random Snippets

(What exactly is happening here?) Here are some other random things I have come across of late in my internet surfage: Controlled for calorie differences, studies show that lessening one’s intake of meat keeps them thinner than not doing so. I think we coulda figured that one out… Tumeric in a regular diet decreases Alzheimer’s…

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