Big issues are show stoppers but small issues are show spoilers

We tend to offer a lot of importance to big issues, and no importance to smaller issues. That means we’re made to withstand adversity, given adversity is grand, yet we’re also made to ignore adversity, given adversity is little. One can live with urinary infection and depression their whole life. We go over hardships and… Continue reading Big issues are show stoppers but small issues are show spoilers

Advice, Like News, Wasted In Your Feed

“Advice is a form of nostalgia. Dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts and recycling it for more than it’s worth.” Here is some advice. I don’t know better than you, and I did not achieve the art of following my own advice.… Continue reading Advice, Like News, Wasted In Your Feed

There is no such thing as nature versus nurture

The grand canyon of reflexive beings So I wanted to comment on the highlight above, but then this comment thing got my attention: There is also no evolutionary purpose to the in love feeling lasting longer than it takes to produce offspring, Sara Lynn Michener said in her article. And raise them, and provide for them, and… Continue reading There is no such thing as nature versus nurture

Women are not crazy, men are lazy

A harsh truth that happens to make a rhyme I have found in my searches and learning that, apparently, the real history of mankind is built on various answers to the question of questions: what do women want? And somehow, almost always, the answer was power. My fellow men, you’ve been misguided and so have I.… Continue reading Women are not crazy, men are lazy

We need no soldiers

Dear wonderful teenager, please, stop dreaming of being a soldier. I know, this is a lot to ask of you. But think about this: that which you call meaning and purpose which an army might offer is the invention of other people. That’s it, nothing more, nothing less. The bare truth is that nobody knows… Continue reading We need no soldiers

What is love? Baby don’t hurt me!

The thing is love does not solve problems. Love makes life worth living, that’s it. Love doesn’t solve anything. Being in love, feeling love towards something, for something or someone, is not an indicator of compatibility. Love does not solve relationships. As thick as it may sound, relationships have nothing to do with love and… Continue reading What is love? Baby don’t hurt me!

Can an atheist love?

Like — romantically love, not love for ideas or love for lovely knitting. Well, I agree, that question alone is worth some random number of foul words and bad manners … Go ahead, say them, act them — … Did you? I hope so. So now that you feel so much better, let me appeal to your higher nature, which… Continue reading Can an atheist love?