Restoring Faith in Humanity: The Case For Optimism

There’s a certain creepy conversation that I keep falling into. It happens whenever the topic of human nature comes up, and it usually goes like this: Other Person: “I think it’s just human nature to be selfish, violent and cruel.” Me: “Why?” Other Person (stunned that I even asked): “What planet are you living on?Continue reading “Restoring Faith in Humanity: The Case For Optimism”

A Path Without a Goal: There’s More to Life Than Getting What You Want

I’m sure you’ve been there before. You really wanted to achieve that goal. You wanted to pass your course, get that degree, buy that car, score that job, travel the world. Whatever it was, you knew that as soon as you achieved it you would have “made it.” You would finally be happy. Then youContinue reading “A Path Without a Goal: There’s More to Life Than Getting What You Want”