The english language is funny. I think it’s main value is in it’s capacity for irony, but it breaks down a bit when you begin talking about abstract ideas. ┬áNot a subtle language, it borrows all of it’s important meanings from others, more ancient and poetic. Gone are the days of deep meaning, layers and […]


One reason people enjoy marriage is the same reason pets enjoy living with humans. We grow addicted to the physical proximity, affection, and regular meals. These are the most animal parts of marriage, and the easiest to get right. The mental, emotional, spiritual parts are harder to lock down.   Lao Tse talks about emptying […]