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Tag Archives: Thought

Let the anger come to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for fifteen minutes…

Recently, I filled out a questionnaire on Facebook that turned out, basically, to be a political poll.  While I questioned to some friends the virtue of such polling (ultimately I was convinced – the people of Facebook represent vast numbers of people who like to click on websites and fill out idiotic questionnaires, so there’s […]

We Still Ponder

“If there is anything I have learned in my travels across the Planes, it is that many things may change the nature of a man. Whether regret, or love, or revenge or fear – whatever you believe can change the nature of a man, can. I’ve seen belief move cities, make men stave off death, […]

What can change the nature of a man?

I’ve been thinking today a lot about the nature of us as human beings.  What makes us who we are?  Is it environment?  Is it genetics?  Is it learned behavior?  Is it how we want to be?  Is it our perceptions of ourselves that shape us?  Or do our perceptions of others change the way […]

Mental Blocks

The mind is a funny thing. On the one hand, it is the most important part of being human.  Cogito, ergo sum – we are merely because we think.  Unable to form independent thought, we would cease to be individuals, becoming only “things”, objects in space, with neither purpose nor rhyme nor reason, no more […]

That Eureka Moment

Going along with the previous post, I just finished Portal 2.  It’s such an excellent game – much like its predecessor, it’s smartly written, has a great pair of characters, and has puzzles that will have you scratching your head until you can finally figure out what combination of portals, lasers, goop, and blocks can […]