Why Does the Universe and Everything in it Exist?

A question on Quora, and my feeble human attempt at answering it: There are many good answers already given here. I suggest you read those, because mine might come across as “poetic.” How the Universe and everything in it is here, that comes from the Big Bang and the start of the laws of physics etc. (Osku Penttinen has started…

Continue Reading

Some Brief Mid-Life Lessons

I’m 43 years old, so I thought I would take a moment and share some life-lessons that might help someone out… Money is a means to an end, and nothing more than that. Think of your life first, because if you don’t … there’s a good chance you’ll “suddenly” be 65 and wishing that you did. You have around 75 –…

Continue Reading

Look Up

by Gary Turk (shared here with permission) Look Up. I have 422 friends, yet I am lonely. I speak to all of them everyday, yet none of them really know me. The problem I have sits in the spaces between, looking into their eyes, or at a name on a screen. I took a step back, and opened my eyes,…

Continue Reading