Your Brain Doesn’t Want You to Work

Blog Post No. 512

belatedeasygoingcalf-max-1mbThis blog is/has never been intended as a source for real information. I’ve never intended it to by any more than a place for me to keep writing regularly and maybe be a place of interest for people who like my books. (And a place for my parents to keep up on my life). I’ve hinted at how I write and I suppose that could be seen as helpful to some folks. Every writer has their own way of doing things (different schools of thought so to speak) but there’s lots of overlap.

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Cheater

Blog Post No. 448

e8a5w9sThere’s a new He-Man cartoon coming out and when watching the trailer, I was struck with a thought. Throughout the shows I watched as a child, the villains were magic users and/or manipulators and the heroes were mindless brutes. It’s as if I was being taught that being upfront and honest was the same as being simple minded and that anyone with cunning is probably untrustworthy. It’s a theme that you can still see nowadays with characters like Thor and Loki. Sure, it’s all pop culture with questionable cultural value, but you can’t dismiss the popularity. Continue reading “Cheater”