random, The life, Writing

What are your goals for next month?

  We all have to have goals. So what are yours for next month or so? So many goals. So much stuff to do. How will we get it all done? Grit and determination, my friends. Here are my goals for next month: Get out of bed every day World domination Finish editing my book… Continue reading What are your goals for next month?

huh it was aliens after all
random, Random opinions

Let’s talk aliens

I am all for looking for intelligent life out there since we can't find any here. Oh, wait, dolphins. So yeah there is intelligent life here. But is it anywhere else? Are there highly advanced beings on other planets? I think we can all agree that the probability of planets having some sort of sustainable… Continue reading Let’s talk aliens

Diagonally parked in parallel universe
humor, random, The life

Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?

You're so awesome; are you sure you're not a fictional character? This is the most common question I get asked. I know, I exude awesomeness. And it seems like that sort of awesomeness couldn't exist in the real world. But it does. Okay, maybe people never point out my awesomeness or speculate on my realness.… Continue reading Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?

random, Random opinions, Writing

Intelligence and belief

Why do we believe weird things? As smart as we can be, why do we believe weird things? I am reminded of Michael Shermer’s view, when he’s asked why smart people believe weird things, like creationism, ghosts and (as with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) fairies: “Smart people are very good at rationalizing things they came… Continue reading Intelligence and belief