Tagged: Existentialism

Smoking And Alienation

My Dear Smoker Friends, I’m alienated by you. Beyond the nicotine addiction, you need to smoke for whichever reason you do. I need to not feel like I’m suffocating with...

Nameless Faces

I’ve been thinking about creating an illustrated character and maybe adding a cartoon strip to my blog, as a means of expression through illustration. I thought it would be a...

A Little Gem From The “Afterlives”

I don’t think I’ll ever stop singing the praises of David Eagleman’s superb collection of short-stories, “Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives.” I remember when I bought it, I was...

Moments Of Clarity

One of life’s idiosyncrasies is that our moments of clarity only come to us when we’re on our way to hitting rock bottom, or when we’d already been living there...

Bruises

We bruise easily, but the bruises don’t go away simply. They become scars that we carry from our past to our present and then to our future.

The Moment Of Truth

If there’s a moment of truth, it’s the moment you face yourself for all the things you are and aren’t, for all the things you want but don’t have, for...

Note To Self And Selves

That’s life: you set a goal and you do your best to reach it, sometimes you achieve it, sometimes you don’t, but you can and should be proud of your...

Empathy

Humans of this forsaken earth, learn to empathize. The fate of all those broken souls depends on you.