Monthly Archives: November 2011

Occupy Wall Street: What do you do when the odds are stacked against you?

Wall St shouldn’t be screwing people over. But they are. That needs to change. Maybe it will, maybe it won’t. Hopefully it will. My personal perspective for my own life? Don’t be a sucker. I’m not counting on anybody else … Continue reading

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20 Weeks Left: What I’m going to do when it’s over!

There was a disruption in my 90 Week Project, and I haven’t been updating the blog aspect of it since about week 53. BMT hit me out of the blue around Week 54, and I lost my notebook (which had … Continue reading

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On productivity, evolution and conversations

I often pay lipservice to productivity, and I’ll be the first one to acknowledge it. It’s mostly in an attempt to convince myself to be productive. I figure that if you think and talk about it long and hard enough, … Continue reading

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Pragmatism or Idealism? Help people physically, or protest for a cause?

At the most basic level, I value people who get off their ass and DO something more than people who aren’t doing anything at all. At the second level, sometimes what you’re doing isn’t really making very much of a … Continue reading

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Dealing with depression, in yourself or in others

I’m always a little suspicious of the “do whatever works” argument, because sometimes what works only works within a very specific context and if you get dependent on it and circumstances change, you’re in for a world of pain- I … Continue reading

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banglas, ah tiongs and a whole lotta love

People in blue collar jobs are some of the most beautiful people you’ll ever meet; my experiences have always been wonderful. everyone looks out for each other- indian, bangla, ah tiong, whatever. There’s always this sense of brotherhood and camaraderie- … Continue reading

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do you doubt yourself, and if so, why do anything?

I delayed starting my blog, I often left thoughts unexplored and unwritten because I felt like there couldn’t possibly be anything that I could say that others couldn’t say better. I doubt myself all the time, at least a couple … Continue reading

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