Author Archives: Michael
Happy New Year to all my friends and family in and from all parts of the world. 明けましておめでとうございます。 С Новым годом. Feliz Ano Novo. Hau’oli Makahiki Hou. 새해 복 많이 받으세요. 新年快樂. नया साल मुबारक हो. Bonne année. Glückliches neues … Continue reading
Everyone knows that the newest BSG reincarnation is superior to the original. Far superior, in fact. Hotter chicks, better special effects, better writing, better actors, hotter chicks… If you disagree with this, you probably think TV peaked with “Space: 1999.” … Continue reading
Ten Reasons Why the 10 Reasons Lists are Crap 10. The writer has a very limited scope of experience, yet feels free to project their world view and belief system onto everything and everyone. 9. Straw man arguments. 8. Tin … Continue reading
“If you really want to screw someone, pay them a compliment.” ― me Compliments feed the ego and make the compliment-ee feel good. In turn, they also make the compliment-er feel good about making the compliment-ee feel good. But what … Continue reading
People have started photoshopping me into memes. The least they could do is to start with a large, high-quality source photo. Here is that photo.
I never went to war. I wasn’t Marine Recon. I wasn’t Army Special Forces. I wasn’t a Navy SEAL. I wasn’t a USAF PJ or TACP. I never strangled a Nazi with my bare hands to prevent him from trying … Continue reading
Slow and steady wins the race. It ain’t a race.
Please make sure you know what you’re talking about before you talk about it.
We are often told that we shouldn’t think “negatively.” This sounds nice, but what exactly does this mean? What are negative thoughts, anyway? And what effect do they have on us? I see negative thought as manifesting in two forms: … Continue reading