Archive for May, 2005

Quotable quotes

Published on May 24, 2005

I reckon everyone should have at least one quote attributed to them before they die. Here’s two of mine… 1. Reliability is to the future what honesty is to the past A “reliable” person is someone who talks about the future and what they say turns out to be true (e.g. “I will be there […]

Seven Years to Go

Published on May 2, 2005

I reckon the world as we know it will be ending shortly. I’ve felt this for some time now. I think it started back when I was a kid, but I first got a solid sense of it in 1988, when I was 23. What am I talking about here? The World War III notion […]

Expectations are the Root of all Unhappiness

Published on May 1, 2005

I reckon this one’s almost too simple to be true:  Expectations are the root of all unhappiness.  I’ve been thinking about this for a few years now, and I’ve yet to come up with a counter-example.  The only time we’re ever unhappy is when we had an expectation that our lives would go a certain […]