A conversation with my PS3
Me: I wonder if the PlayStation Network is back up yet. (clicks) PS3: Sure, just sign in and — Whoops, gotta do a software update. (Half an hour passes.) Me: (clicks again) PS3: Sure, just sign in and — Oh dear, looks like you’ll need to change your password. Hackers, you know. From Russia. Nothing to be done. Me: Okay, here’s a new password. PS3: Now type it again, please. Just to...
Atheists have a Rapture too
Here’s how it works: while you’re alive, do whatever pleases you, and try to be pleased by doing worthwhile things. For example, when another person needs help, you should help them if you can, but you don’t have to feel guilty if you can’t. In fact, you never have to feel obligated to anyone or anything unless you choose to. It can be rewarding to choose obligation,...
Useless Statements Found in Yelp Reviews, Vol. 1
“It’s a little out of the way for me, so I probably wouldn’t go back too often.” — Chris H. “[The waitress] was wearing old cut-off jeans, no makeup (she needed some) and just looked pretty slovenly” — Lisa S. “As for atmosphere, the fabric wall panels need some updating.” — Erin W. “Rabbit in mustard sauce - didn’t try...
You don’t become great by trying to be great. You become great by wanting...– Zombie Marie Curie (xkcd #896)