I am very wise. I mean I must be, I have a website! And that's how it works, right?
Once upon a time, Western culture was based around the weekly sermon, in which Christian norms were reinforced on a regular basis in a social setting. Now we have something else.
These are my predictions for the (remainder of) the 21st Century, written from the point of eight weary years into the thing.
Juggling is a Buddhist endeavour. The trick is not so much in throwing the balls or in catching them or even in the timing. The trick is letting go.
One of my beliefs is that everything in life is attributable in some (large) respect to luck. Don't believe me? I have everything for which a man could want, and I'm not terribly gifted.
My son is, as I write this, four years old. He's been a rabid fan of dinosaurs for over half his life. Curiously, he prefers the T-Rex to the Allosaurus. Here's why he's wrong.