Meet the Social Survival Mammoth- your job is simple: keep the mammoth well fed w/ social approval and pay close attention to its overwhelming fears of nonacceptance, and you’ll be fine.Read more "The Social Survival Mammoth"
“Seek not that the things which happen should happen as you wish; but wish the things which happen to be as they are, and you will have a tranquil flow of life.” ~ Epictetus – The Enchiridion VIIIRead more "The Way Things Should Be"
“The substance of the universe is obedient and compliant; and the reason that governs it has in itself no cause for doing evil, for it has no malice, nor does it do evil to anything, nor is anything harmed by it. But all things are made and perfected according to this reason.” ~ Marcus Aurelius, “Meditations” […]Read more "Order in the Chaos"
“And, to say all in a word, everything that belongs to the body is a stream, and what belongs to the soul is a dream and vapor, and life is a warfare and a stranger’s sojourn, and after-fame is oblivion. What then can guide a man? One thing and only one, philosophy.”Read more "Journal 003: Meditations – Book II"
I have a to do list – several lists – on Google Chrome, it’s a neat plugin that lets you create a to do list in your browser. Do Doing Done: main list – 1 link, 1 to do (which includes optimizing this very blog) Reading List: stuff that I want to read (duh) – 9 links […]Read more "Journal 002: Ketchup Tuesday"