I just finished reading Moby Dick, and have to make some sense of my thoughts. So here goes. Although Ahab is not really the focus of the novel, with many pages passing without any sign of him, the ending of the book features him front and center. The beginning of the book is very much … Continue reading On Moby Dick
Does everyone like being alive? Happy people surely do, almost by definition. If you're happy, then you are apparently having a good time. Nobody wants to stop having a good time, otherwise they wouldn't call it "good" in the first place. If you wanted it to stop, then you would call it a bad time, … Continue reading Do more people desire death or immortality?
We are thrown across the ground, and some of us land in good spots, others in bad spots. We are scattered. Where we find ourselves is not often where we want to be. We would rather be somewhere else, somewhere much better. Failing that, we would like to escape from where we are. Escape away. … Continue reading Loosening the Grip of Anxiety