Archive of January 2015

Jan 19, 2015

Is depression, then really just about having a narrow, and inflexible mind? Is that perhaps why meditation is so effective at alleviating depression as well, because it loosens up the mental muscles that clench onto single, negative thoughts?
People think that what they want from the future is better living through technology, but what they actually want is to be surprised all the time. They don't want flying cars because it's a more efficient and convenient method of getting from A to B. They want it because it's novel. The common folk statistic is that technological changes in the last 10 years have outstripped changes in the previous 90, but the flip side is that changes that would have blown people away 90 years ago elicit a mild shrug now.

Jan 16, 2015

heida! nun geht's lustig!

Jan 14, 2015

User reviews suggest that this is one of those devices that appears to have been constructed by putting all of the components and a teaspoon of molten solder in an asbestos bag and shaking vigorously.

Jan 6, 2015

When you write every day about yourself and your immediate world, you will develop habits that will help you observe the greater world beyond yourself.