Archive by tag "philosophy"

The Wisdom of Fortune Cookies

March 22nd, 2010

I have always greeted the wisdom dispensed by fortune cookies with the skepticism which they undoubtedly deserve. Recently, however, I opened my cookie only to discover the following gem: “Worry is interest paid in advance for a debt you may never owe”. Unlikely source, but worth pondering. Patrick Longhurst

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Strategies for Aging

February 28th, 2010

We find that there are two strategies that people use when they age. Parents of the Boomer Generation did not have to deal with very old parents because it was very unusual for that generation to survive into their eighties. People and old people in particular are resistant to change. Aging necessarily, involves major lifestyle [...]

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