One day I hope to read a FULL autobiography; i.e., one that ends mid-sentence. When a fantasy books becomes a trilogy, that is an indicator that parts of the plot weren’t sufficiently fleshed out to the author’s satisfaction or that after the first book’s royalties the author could afford a nice house but NOT a […]Read More More Literary Thoughts that I Wouldn’t Write Home About
Clive Christian Number 1 is the most expensive fragrance for men; but, it is worth it. It makes you smell like someone who can afford 1800 dollars for 30 ml of perfume. The same perfume can smell completely different depending upon the person. For example: Apply musk to an attractive person and the scent is […]Read More Thoughts on Perfume that Stink
The best definition of “pride” is self-satisfaction turned violently outward. Aristotle felt that pride was a virtue instead of a sin. Not only was he comfortable with that opinion, he was pretty smug about it. Parents usually say that they are equally proud of each of their children… often with a straight face… Milton hinted […]Read More I’m Humble About this List on Pride
When people started trying to avoid sinning by staying in bed all day and doing nothing, sloth was added to the deadly sins in a technique known as “damning on the curve”. At monasteries of all religions, idleness is frowned upon. Fortunately, that doesn’t deter really lazy people because they seldom expend the energy to […]Read More I Refuse to Work Hard on this List for Sloth
It is amazing how easy it is to control your wrath when the guy who cut you off is a heavyweight MMA fighter. In Dante’s Inferno, the wrathful have to share the fifth circle of Hell with the sullen… who don’t complain much but don’t seem to be too happy about it, either. Of all […]Read More A List About Wrath that Will Make You Furious
Greed is the act of taking a certain amount more than your fair share over a particular period of time; usually, the certain amount is “everything” and the time is “before anyone finds out”. One of the longest silent movies ever made was Greed, starring Zasu Pitts. What’s it like watching a six-hour silent movie? […]Read More I Want All the Lists and I Want Them Now!
Lust is the only deadly sin that will make me lie down in the back of a Corolla… Wanderlust makes a person leave their significant other. Plain old lust is what makes them come back. Indian guru Osho once said, “In love the other person is important; in lust, you are important”… then, you have […]Read More A Lust for Lists…a List of Lust