I’m full of “what if”. I make the safe choice regularly. I make the “no choice” even more often. Fear plays a big part. It’s easy to listen to her. She swears the embarrassment that comes from failing is fatal. She lies but I believe her on some level and restrict my behaviour accordingly. Yet,…… Continue reading Better an oops.
I didn’t think I was still bothered by death. We’re not unacquainted, after all. I thought I had more equanimity about the process. I can talk the talk. We’re dying from the moment we’re born. We’re mortal. The clock starts ticking the moment we first draw breath. None of us knows when our time is…… Continue reading So. Death.
I wish I could find a magical creature. It seems unfair that I haven’t. The books I devoured as a child made it seem like there would be magic around every corner. I think I’ve come close a couple of times but nothing along the lines of finding a magic lamp that releases Robin Williams…… Continue reading I wish I could find a genie – 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…… Continue reading The meaning of life – random Sunday thoughts.