The Bacon Conundrum

Are we the first generation to actually think we will beat death? Do we believe that if we do everything possible to keep ourselves alive as long as we can we'll be around when the cure for death is discovered and live forever? This smacks into reality when we consider whether or not we would want … Continue reading The Bacon Conundrum

Can Stress Be Good For You?

As our understanding of how stressful our lives have become expands, more and more people are talking about meditation, leisure, slowing down and living in the moment. It is generally believed stress can hurt you and you should take every opportunity to reduce it in your life. In a very two-dimensional way, this seems obvious. … Continue reading Can Stress Be Good For You?

The Perils of Play

Lawyers and insurance companies are ruling the world and they are taking us in the wrong direction. Simply put, there is more to life than avoiding death. We have been sucked in anyway to avoiding risk at all costs. This is especially acute in today's parents who have coddled this generation of children so much; … Continue reading The Perils of Play