It sure is a romantic notion to assume that there is or was life on mars. It’s been a favorite theme of science fiction for eons, but the presence of organic compounds does not indicate that there was.
A Loveless World 8/24/22
I was watching another damned romantic “comedy”, and they often have the effect of making me feel my loneliness far too deeply. As per usual, when I feel like this, I like to write about it if for no other reason than so other people who might be feeling the same know that they are not alone.
Sin Dance 2/23/22
dance is life. This lesson I have learned from the birds.
What still needs to be improved? The interesting thing about this question is how subjective it is, meaning, where personal priorities lie.
College was not her time, nor was it mine (including graduate school, although thanks to my beautiful office mate and great friend it was so much better). I told her (or her mother) this, and predicted that once college was over, and she found her career, she would find much more serious minded and mature people with whom she would better relate.
Real Mysteries 7/8/21
How do we explain self-awareness in the first place? Or is it just an illusion? We learn more and more about the chemical reactions that keep us alive, but somehow, we are more than the collective set of chemical reactions, biochemical structures and firing neurons.
With a doctorate in the sciences, academic and industrial experience, both bench level and administrative backgrounds, I’m supposed to be successful, aren’t I?
The Meaning of Life 11/20/20
The reality is that we are, all of us, growing and changing. My thoughts on the subject are, no doubt, different from my thoughts even a few months ago, or hours for that matter.
Virus Life 6/17/20
you can find a definition for life, but that’s not an interesting approach to an intellectual exercise.
Born to Cause Trouble 8/23/19
yes, you were born to cause trouble