Cultural Mathematics Journalism

The Gods Must REALLY Love Me!

Have you ever tried having a rational conversation with an irrational person more than once?

Is it difficult to listen to a radio because every time you go near it static ensues?
Do you have any allergies?  Are you crazy about Beethoven?

Have you ever never purchased a mirror and then decided after 5 decades to purchase one – why not! – and when you open the door to your car you notice the mirror has cracked in multiple places while in transit but nothing can explain this other than Halloween is 3 weeks away and maybe the goblins are doing a dry run before the 31st?

Are you an over-achiever?  Do you believe that concepts such as Truth and Beauty and Justice are not mere concepts but organic and tangible and breathing things and you devote your entire life striving to apply these concepts – regardless of consequences?

Have you been called an Idealist more than once?

Do you often sense trends before they emerge but nobody believes you when you try to share this insight and by the time the trends have become the fodder of fashion magazines no one remembers that you had once apprised them of these trends?

Are you really good when playing word games, such as Scrabble or Words With Friends, even though the latter game refuses to acknowledge that Eco and Bio are words but Ae and Aa are words even though you’ve never seen those words ever expressed in a sentence or otherwise?  

Is your favorite literary work The Idiot by Dostoevsky?

If you have answered Yes to any of the questions above then be proud to know that the Gods really like you and will continue to hoist upon you one challenge after another because they know how much you love to be challenged for what would life be like without challenges and with each challenge the stakes increase and well no one can ever say there is a dull moment even though what you secretly crave is peace and serenity but Hell there will be plenty of that once you’re dead and life is all about living, right?

Things That Never Made It Into Print

By Things That Never Made It Into Print

Keep it simple ... Radical ... Writer, Artist, Dancer, Musician, Chicago Betty

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