The meaning of life – random Sunday thoughts.

They tell us the driving force in life is the reproduction of genes. We’re all in competition, all trying to make sure our genetic line carries on. I’m not sure our genes are all that interested in maximizing our ability to buy a home in Switzerland. I could be wrong, perhaps that comes under the …

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Take care of your body. You can thank me later.

We aren’t meant to live the way most of us do. I don’t mean in the days of coronavirus shutdowns. I mean in general. For most of us, our lifestyles conflict with our nature. We aren’t meant to perform sedentary work, only to return home and sit all night. We aren’t meant to consume hours …

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It’s hard not to Jekyll and Hyde on Twitter.

I like Twitter. I also find it problematic. That is, I find my behaviour tends to the problematic when I’m on Twitter. I use different social media platforms for different things. Facebook is keeping up with friends and family and funny memes. WordPress is reading and writing. Pinterest is for killing time adding projects I’ll …

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It’s the quirks that make things interesting.

I like to revisit favourite movie scenes. I’ve seen “Manhattan is flooding” from The Day After Tomorrow so many times I can recite the dialogue verbatim. Seeing Aliens break through the barricades on LV-426 is always a pick me up. I drop in on favoured scenes from books, too. As with movies, there are specific …

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Conversations with myself – random Sunday thoughts.

I often have conversations with myself. I end up in odd places. I’ve been thinking about the nature of the world. It seemed appropriate, given that we are in a global pandemic. I was thinking about the concept of nations. I started off thinking about “illegals”; “irregulars” as they’re called in my country. I was …

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