Are We One Strange Species or What?

When you get right down to it, we humans are a very strange species. I’m not talking about the strange individuals you see once and a while on the news, or happen to pass on the street, flailing their arms like a windmill warding off invisible insects and mumbling crazily to themselves. No, I’m talking about us, the average normal human being and when you really think about it — even we are pretty strange! Continue reading “Are We One Strange Species or What?”

The Tale of The Holy Man Who Wouldn’t Shut Up

It is said that our human brain is the most complex structure in the universe. Its full range of capabilities perhaps never to be known. Including some may claim, yet untapped capabilities, one’s that push the boundaries of human expectations far and beyond. A brain with hidden abilities, that can on occasion endow strange powers on the few who encounter them. This is my story of one such encounter. Continue reading “The Tale of The Holy Man Who Wouldn’t Shut Up”

Our Inherent Addiction To Pleasure

We’re all users of feel-good stimuli. Whether it be the more obvious choice of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana or drugs — or the less thought about feel-good kick we get from sugar, chocolate or caffeine. Either way, when we indulge, our brain rewards us with a dose of feel-good chemicals that keeps us coming back for more.

Many suffer from addiction, but we’re all addicts when it comes to our pleasure reward system. Just pleasure-seeking junkies — Constantly in pursuit of our next feel-good High! Continue reading “Our Inherent Addiction To Pleasure”

A New Year! And Light At The End Of The Tunnel

As the Earth nears completing full orbit around the sun, we can soon bid farewell, to the year 2020. And a heartfelt good riddance to it too! 2020 has been a very dark and stressful year. A year of great suffering. An endless black tunnel of despair and tragedy. Yet now, in its final days, a white light shines dimly in the distance. A light of Hope! Hope for better days to come. Hope that the madness is finally coming to and end. Continue reading “A New Year! And Light At The End Of The Tunnel”

Follow Me! The Bloggers Obsession

The world of blogging, as it turns out, is much akin to the world of politics. Socializing is a must and back-scratching the avenue to advancement. And much like how success in politics cannot be garnered without a large faithful following — blogging is much the same. The number of followers amassed, dictates the perception of one’s success. It’s a numbers game! — Follow Me! The Blogger’s obsession! Continue reading “Follow Me! The Bloggers Obsession”