I have something that will never go away. IT WON’T GO AWAY!!! No matter what I do, no matter how hard I try, no matter how many creams I put on it, no matter how much weird shit I do to it, it will never go away. It might leave one part of my body, but it just goes to another part of my body, moving around, completely impossible to catch, I will basically be playing wack-a-mole for the rest of my life with my own skin.
We could replace consumerism with a generalized version of Buddhism. Instead of having commercials screaming at people to buy products, there could be breaks between television shows of flowing streams, condors flying, salamanders playing in the water, or somebody ringing a bell for three minutes.
I had worked at the Grand Canyon in 2000, I was fired after a month because of drinking on the job. I had always felt like it was a failure in my life, even though, no one else in my life considered it a failure, in my heart I did.
This article is not about comparing who is good or bad, how a writer should write, how a writer should live, how one should do anything. This will be about differences, like differences between mountains, The Rocky Mountains are beautiful, the Himalayas are beautiful, there is no reason to discuss which one is better,
In Western culture we love to hate or point out all the weird things about Christianity, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Bill Maher have made life-long careers pointing out the contradictions and absurdities of Christianity.
When you were on a San Diego beach, you would just throw your beer and soda cans on the beach so the homeless wouldn’t have to sift through the garbage to get them.