Once upon a time, I went to a Colombian restaurant with a group of friends. It was a weekend night, and there was a live band playing. Customers started to trickle to the dance floor, and soon enough, there was a good number of people swaying to the rhythm and showing off their moves. One … Continue reading Get your Groove On!
“I love being pulled very backward in life so I can be launched further!” said no one. Absolutely no one. So we’re not going to talk about that today. We’ve all heard that the more backward you pull a stone in a catapult, the further it goes when it’s released. I think we can agree … Continue reading A Note on Acceleration
It’s not news: I’m strange. However, when I was younger, I actually thought I was the only sane person on the planet and everyone else was weird. “What is wrong with people? Why are they like that?” I would think all too often. My sister still calls me an alien, and I am fond of … Continue reading Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!
Before you cry out “blasphemy!” and call the stone-throwing committee to take me outside the city gates and do what they do best, let’s define psychology. Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and its functions, especially functions that affect behavior in a given context. It’s that simple. This is not a debate between … Continue reading The Psychology of God
Have you ever heard a song playing on the radio that you just couldn’t bear? Or maybe it’s a place: you walk in, and you instinctively want to turn back and race for the door…memories. You remember when that song was THE song: the melody never failed to lift your soul and there were no … Continue reading When You’ve Done Everything
Let’s do a little exercise. Look around your house for something which is valuable but fragile. If I were you, I would run for that precious porcelain vase which cost you an arm and a leg at the antique store the other day. Next, please walk over to an area of your house where the … Continue reading The Entitled Offender
Am I the only one who thinks people shouldn’t say a word if they don’t plan to follow through? It is a smear upon personal integrity to commit oneself in speech, when one is not committed to the corresponding action. The environment in which I grew up had a marked distinction between empty words and … Continue reading The Potency of A Promise