I originally published my book I Know You’re Dead, But I Still Worry About You as an ebook, and availability has been limited to Amazon’s ebook store.
Thanks to CreateSpace, the book is also available as a paperback.
For the rest of this week,…
Amazing how one can become consumed in a project. For the past week or so, I’ve had this compulsion to write little, mini stories of the fictional variety. During that time, words just flowed. I’d go out to breakfast and a dozen thoughts would come to me…
(A draft of yet another of my short stories)
No Use of Standard Compression Algorithms
Lowest Bit Rate Possible
Pared Down for Low Intelligence
Dear Human of Earth in Your Year 2020 C.E.
Let me first assure you that…
(A draft of another of my short stories)
Popular late-night TV host Emcee Em recently interviewed God. A transcript of the interview follows:
E: Welcome, sir. I cannot tell you what an honor it is to have you on the show.
G: Thank you, Emcee. This is a…
In The Silence of Animals, John Gray notes:
For Freud the pursuit of happiness is a distraction from living. It would be better to aim for something different – a type of life in which you do not need a fantasy of satisfaction in order to find being human…
For Freud, on the other hand, it is the hope of a life without conflict that ails us. Along with every serious philosophy and religion, Freud accepted that humans are sickly animals. Where he was original was in also accepting that the human sickness has no cure. — Gray, John (2013-06-04). The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths (p. 85). Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Kindle Edition.
If there is anything unique about the human animal it is that it has the ability to grow knowledge at an accelerating rate while being chronically incapable of learning from experience. — Gray, John (2013-06-04). The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths (p. 75). Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Kindle Edition.
Avril Origami was not unhappy being the director of bioengineering at Berg Biophysics. True, she had grown wary of constant administrative hassles without the excitement of discovery that can come with managing just one project. But, for a young woman…
There is nothing more difficult to outgrow than anxieties that have become useful to us, whether as explanations for a life that never quite finds its true force or direction, or as fuel for ambition, or as a kind of reflexive secular religion that, paradoxically, unites us with others in a shared sense of complete isolation: you feel at home in the world only by never feeling at home in the world. — An insight from