One Day I Will Rule the World

World Domination, Babies and Middle Eastern Dance

Category: Philosophy
August 23, 2011

Jack Layton

“Who cries over a politician?” I asked today, because, naturally, the already apparent answer was “me”. “People with other stuff going on,” my aunt suggested. The worst was the choking up while trying to explain to Ian why I was choked up. “The thing is, I was always fascinated by Jack Layton and Olivia Chow […]

August 19, 2011

Baseline of Compassion

Last night I posted on facebook that I had been a bit down and too exhausted to make supper, so Ian had brought me a plate of cheese and crackers in bed. I did think it was sweet, and that’s why I posted it. But consequently, I then had to spend today badmouthing him because […]

April 12, 2011

Do What You Love

I was having lunch with some work-friends last week and we were talking about those entrepreneur wisdoms about doing what you love and so on. I lamented the frustratedness of my entrepreneurial spirit because there are too many different directions in my life and no capital-D Direction. “Well what do you love?” They asked. All […]

January 8, 2011

Brian Alexander (on behalf of science and boners): Crying Chicks Aren’t Sexy

You know it’s good science journalism when the author takes every opportunity to thesaurus it up with faux-hip pejoratives like “blubbering” and “go limp”. And how awesome is it that Brian Alexander’s dedication to combining faux-hip words with blatantly stupid messages continues right to the end where he admonishes, “Bottom line, ladies? If you’re looking […]