Thursday, November 21, 2002

Just a quick tip, for those of you who haven't : Go read 'To Reign In Hell" by Steven Brust. It is really one of the best books I've ever read, and I've read a LOT of books.

Monday, November 18, 2002

It occurs to me that nothing I did today will make a difference in what happens to me tomorrow. I went to class, but didn't really accomplish anything.....I went to work, but I can't get a promotion and they don't do pay raises.....and I came home, where I have no signifigant other or children or anyone else who's life is greatly impacted by my presence. At first, this depressed the heck out of me. I looked back at my childhood dreams (World Domination and Ascendance to Godhood, in case you were wondering), and faced the very real possiblity that my life my never have a purpose that will shake the world to it's core. And even if I was to create a civilization that spanned the globe and totally reformed the way people live everywhere - it would eventually fall. So then, what's the point to life ? Well, the truth of it is this : When nothing you do matters, what you do is all that matters.

Simple, eh ?

Sunday, November 17, 2002

I read a book today where the main character said that you couldn't live forever because if you did, everything would get boring. Now you see, I just can't sit behind that. The greatest thing about people is that fact that we're all a little different, even if some people try not to be. And over enough time for you to see and do everything that the world has to offer, everything would be knew again - A never-ending cycle, spiraling through eternity. Sounds kinda nice, doesn't it ? Everything in life (pardon my overused metaphor here) can be related to a beautiful companion - he/she (for mine it would be she), is completely will never find anyone just like them ever again. But you can't let that hold you in place or keep you from moving, because the person just around the corner is the same - completely unique, never occuring again. And both of those unique people will be with you for a time, if you're lucky enough. The trick is to know when that time is over. Remember these things, and you should consider this time well spent : Never fear the unexpected - Never refuse an invitation - And never, NEVER outstay your welcome.