Archive for August, 2007

The Secret – Part II

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

The other day during my walk I was thinking of a better way to explain the problems I have found with ‘The Secret.’   I think I have come up with a clearer way of explaining its flaws than my last journal entry on the subject.

Self-Consciousness, Shame, And Pride

Saturday, August 18th, 2007

I can remember a time in junior high school, walking down the hallway by several cute girls, puffing my chest out in order to look more muscular.  I always hated being skinny.  I must’ve looked like a complete idiot.  I’m nervous now typing this as I’m incredibly embarassed I did such a thing. Self-consciousness does […]

The Secret

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

There’s a movie, and a book out there called “The Secret”, which has become quite popular.  Millions of copies have sold, and a lot of people are talking about it. One group seems to believe in it devoutly, and others say it’s “wishful thinking.”   Well I think it’d be a fun run-down to get to […]

A Quick Inquiry Into The Nature Of Bullshit

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

I hear so much bullshit it’s amazing.  The television seems full of it.  I rarely watch television, besides Late Night with Conan O’Brien (which I watch near every night), but when I do I seem to find endless streams of bullshit. I see Fox News, and the bullshit gushes from the screen.  Shoddy introductions to […]