I’ve realized something as of late about not just me, but about the majority of our society as a whole: We make things complicated. Every single smartphone, computer, coffee maker and Big Mac says it’s making things simple, when in fact they do the exact opposite. The problem is that we can’t simplify things, mostly…More
Monthly Archives: March 2012
What’s My Backup Plan?
It’s easy to have a backup plan if you’re rich, have six-pack abs, or are Jennifer Lopez. I’m going to get the worst part out of the way at the beginning: I didn’t get accepted to graduate school. To say this is a setback is an understatement. This is something that I have worked towards…More
Meaning, Stories, and What We Want
I’m reading a very interesting book right now by the late Viktor Frankl called Man’s Search for Meaning, and though I am not finished with it yet, it is quickly becoming one of my favorite books. Frankl was a prominent psychologist and doctor in Vienna during the Second World War who was taken to the…More